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Figure 2-1. Quadrants of the abdomen.
(2)  Major organs. These are the major organs along with the quadrant in
which each organ is found. See figure 2-2 for the location of these organs.
(a)
Liver--RUQ.
(b) Gallbladder--RUQ.
(c)
Duodenum--RUQ.
(d)
Spleen--LUQ.
(e) Descending and sigmoid colon--LLQ.
(f)
Appendix--RLQ.
(g)
Ileum--RLQ.
(h)
Jejunum--periumbilical area.
(i)
Bladder--suprapubic area.
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