Abdominal pain, left upper quadrant


Don’t miss

  • Left lower lobe pneumonia
  • Myocardial ischemia
  • Intestinal ischemia
  • Pyelonephritis


  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic ulcer disease (gastric)
  • Splenomegaly, eg, leukemia, lymphoma
  • Left lower lobe pneumonia
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Myocardial ischemia or pericarditis
  • Ruptured spleen, eg, trauma, mononucleosis
  • Splenic infarct, eg, endocarditis
  • Urinary calculi
  • Functional or nonulcer dyspepsia
  • Gastric cancer
  • Diverticulitis
  • Herpes zoster
  • Intestinal ischemia
  • Trauma or musculoskeletal pain
  • Herniated disk
  • Abdominal abscess
  • Physical or sexual abuse

See related DDx

Abdominal pain, left upper quadrant is a sample topic from the Diagnosaurus.

To view other topics, please or purchase a subscription.

Medicine Central™ is a quick-consult mobile and web resource that includes diagnosis, treatment, medications, and follow-up information on over 700 diseases and disorders, providing fast answers—anytime, anywhere. Learn more.

Last updated: February 24, 2015


* When formatting your citation, note that all book, journal, and database titles should be italicized* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - Abdominal pain, left upper quadrant ID - 114442 Y1 - 2015/02/24/ PB - Diagnosaurus UR - https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114442/all/Abdominal_pain__left_upper_quadrant ER -