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Right Lower Quadrant Pathology Including the Right Pelvis in the Pubertal Female

  • E. F. Avni
  • F. Ziereisen
  • M. Dassonville
  • N. Damry
  • C. Christophe
  • V. Segers
Conference paper
Part of the Syllabus book series (SYLLABUS)

Abstract

Pain in the right lower quadrant (RLQ) is common in children and represents a daily challenge for the clinician. This is even more difficult in the adolescent girl as the pain may have a gynecologic origin; furthermore, in girls, the psychological aspects are as important as the disease itself since their gynecologic future might be compromised.

Keywords

Adolescent Girl Ovarian Cyst Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Adnexal Mass Ovarian Torsion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. F. Avni
    • 1
  • F. Ziereisen
    • 1
  • M. Dassonville
    • 2
  • N. Damry
    • 1
  • C. Christophe
    • 1
  • V. Segers
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medical ImagingUniversity Children’s Hospital Queen FabiolaBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgeryUniversity Children’s Hospital Queen FabiolaBrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Department of PathologyUniversity Children’s Hospital Queen FabiolaBrusselsBelgium

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