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By M. Aroon Kamath, M.D. - August 18, 2010
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Topic: The right hypochondrium… Is it really “right”? A territorial dispute - by M. Aroon Kamath, M.D.
Since the time one enters the realm of clinical medicine, the general area just inferior to the costal margins is introduced as the right and left hypochondriac regions (or, the right or the left hypochondrium). In the following discussion, I will confine myself to the example of the ‘right hypochondrium’.
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