The nurse is performing an assessment of a clients abdomen. Upon palpation, the nurse feels an abnormal lump in the LUQ that is extremely painful for the client. The nurse suspects she is palpating which of the following?

 

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- Inflammed spleen

- Inflammed appendix

- Enlarged liver

- Gallbladder

Rationale

The spleen is located in the LUQ, if it is enlarged or inflammed, be careful, the spleen could burst upon palpation.

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