Abdominal regions

What is Abdominal regions?

Abdominal regions meaning There are six anatomical division of the abdomen1. Hypochondriac region (upper lateral region)2. Epigastric region (upper mid-regional medial to the hypochondriac region)3. Lumbar region (midlateral region)4. Umbilical (navel) region5. Inguinal or iliac region (lower lateral region)5. Hypograstric or pelvic region (region inferior to the lower border of the iliiac creast and medial to the inguinal regions)

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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