IOTW: Free fluid in LUQPosted on: November 12, 2018, by : Amit Patel
This clip was for a patient with Nephrotic syndrome with abdominal distention.
This clip is of the left upper quadrant showing the spleen and the importance of looking all the way around the spleen when looking for free fluid. Usually free fluid is noted in the spleno-renal recess but this clip shows fluid between the spleen and the diaphragm.
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