Review Article

Current radiological strategies for the assessment of right lower quadrant abdominal pain

Pumersha Naidoo, Bhugwan Singh
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 18, No 1 | a695 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v18i1.695 | © 2014 Pumersha Naidoo, Bhugwan Singh | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 18 July 2014 | Published: 05 December 2014

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Pumersha Naidoo, Department of Radiology, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, South Africa
Bhugwan Singh, Department of Surgery, Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, South Africa


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Abstract

Right lower quadrant abdominal pain is a common clinical entity. Imaging and the radiologistplay an integral role in achieving a diagnosis, so guiding prompt management of patients.This review discusses the spectrum of pathology and imaging findings, and highlights and contrasts the preferred imaging modalities in different subsets of patients.

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