Abdomen, Hypochondriac Region
Seventh intercostal space. Cause of loss of consciousness is different for left and right sides. On right side, it is caused by trauma to liver, leading to loss of nervous function associated with the liver and lungs. On left side, it is caused by trauma to the stomach and spleen along with effects on heart and lungs, producing loss of nervous function associated with heart and lungs.
Abdomen, Lumbar Region
Eleventh intercostal space. Cause of loss of consciousness is different for left and right sides and is nearly identical to the those of injury to hypochondriac region.
May cause loss of consciousness due to trauma to the nerves and arteries of the testicles and groin, causing the testicles to rise and cause loss of motor function and inability to breathe.
NOTE: Attacks to the vital areas of torso may cause disruptive effects on spinal cord and sympathetic nervous system, which may affect the cranial nerves leading to loss of consciousness caused by shock and loss of breathing. However, attacks to vital areas of the head do not always lead to loss of breathing in spite of loss of sensory and motor functions.