Definition of subcostal in English:
Beneath a rib; below the ribs.
- The parietal branches include the posterior intercostal, subcostal, and the superior phrenic.
- A tender, fluctuant 8-cm mass was felt in the right upper quadrant, several centimeters inferior to a subcostal scar from a previous open cholecystectomy.
- Nine months after the initial diagnosis, the patient had a second exploratory laparotomy via a bilateral subcostal incision.
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