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all'arco

English translation: at the (costal) arch/margin

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Italian term or phrase:all'arco
English translation:at the (costal) arch/margin
Entered by: Nicole Johnson
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15:10 Jun 29, 2007
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / Patient chart
Italian term or phrase: all'arco
ADDOME: Trattabile

Fegato : 2 cm
Milza: all’arco
Nicole Johnson
Italy
Local time: 15:26
at the (costal) arch
Explanation:
Can also be (costal) margin

The spleen was felt 5 cm below the left costal margin. .... Aitken D.R., Georgeson K.E. Gastric volvulus in the newborn. Arch Surg 1980;115: 1046–1049. ...

Experience teaches that the spleen can be removed without causing any .... The normal spleen tucked under the left costal arch does not offer a. big target ...
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xxxMaudarg
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:26
Grading comment
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3 +1at the (costal) archxxxMaudarg


  

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37 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
at the (costal) arch


Explanation:
Can also be (costal) margin

The spleen was felt 5 cm below the left costal margin. .... Aitken D.R., Georgeson K.E. Gastric volvulus in the newborn. Arch Surg 1980;115: 1046–1049. ...

Experience teaches that the spleen can be removed without causing any .... The normal spleen tucked under the left costal arch does not offer a. big target ...



    Reference: http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1572-0241...
    Reference: http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/bjs.1800010203
xxxMaudarg
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Local time: 14:26
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Dr Sue Levy: costal margin is more usual
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