Case Study: Severe Right Upper Quadrant Pain - Clinical Pain Advisor

Case Study: Severe Right Upper Quadrant Pain

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A 24-year-old woman presents with a 3-day history of severe right upper quadrant pain that worsens on inhalation. She has a history of multiple sexual partners and does not use contraception. Examination reveals marked tenderness in the right upper quadrant; laparoscopy demonstrates the findings seen here.

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