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Unformatted text preview: pressure is applied to the right lower quadrant (RLQ), and pain when hand is removed from the right lower quadrant (RLQ). I initially thought this could possibly be gastritis , dyspepsia or indigestion but after further examination, I am leaning more toward appendicitis . Due to rebound tenderness in the right lower quadrant (RLQ), I will conclude that the patient needs an appendectomy ....
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- Spring '10