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Division of abdomen- nine regions by means of four imaginary planes, two of which are horizontal or transverse and two sagittal.

Nine Region Plan

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- Right hypochondriac
- Epigastric
- Left hypochondriac

Upper Row : Nine Region Plan

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- Right Lumbar (lateral)
- Umbilical
- Left Lumbar (lateral)

Middle Row: Nine Region Plan

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- Right Inguinal (iliac)
- Hypogastric
- Left Inguinal (iliac)

Lower Row: Nine Region Plan

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Four regions by means of two imaginary planes, one horizontal or transverse and the other vertical or sagittal.

Four Region Plan

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- Upper right quadrant
- Upper left quadrant
- Lower right quadrant
- Lower left quadrant

Sections of the Four Region Plan

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- Greater part of the right lobe of the liver
- Hepatic flexure of the colon *
- Part of the right kidney
- Gall Bladder *

Right Hypochondriac

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- Greater part of the stomach including cardiac and pyloric orifices *
- Left lobe and part of the right lobe of the liver
- The greater part of the pancreas
- The duodenum *
- The suprarenal capsules and parts of the kidneys

Epigastric region

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- The fundus of the stomach *
- The spleen *
- The splenic flexure of the colon *
- Part of the left lobe of the liver
- The tail of the pancreas*

Left Hypochondriac Region

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- Ascending colon *
- Lower part of the right kidney
- Part of the small intestine

Right Lumbar (Lateral)

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- Transverse colon *
- Parts of both kidneys
- Parts of the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum
- Part of great omentum, and mesentery
- The trocar is inserted two inches to the left and two inches above the navel in this region.

Umbilical

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- Part of the left kidney
- Descending colon *
- Part of the omentum
- Part of the small intestine

Left Lumbar (Lateral)

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- The cecum and the vermiform appendix *
- part of the ascending colon

Right Inguinal (iliac)

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- Part of the small intestines
- Bladder in children, in adults if distended*
- Uterus during pregnancy *

Hypogastric

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- Sigmoid flexure of colon *
- Part of the descending colon

Left inguinal (iliac)

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