Does the protocol for suspected renal colic
lead to unnecessary radiation exposure of young female patients?
Prevalence and clinical importance of alternative causes of symptoms using a renal colic
computed tomography protocol in patients with flank or back pain and absence of pyuria.
The analysis maybe performed in a very short time and has a high sensitivity for distinguishing stones and other causes of renal colic
After approval by our institutional research ethics board, we performed a retrospective cohort study of consecutive patients who presented to the ED of a Canadian tertiary hospital with renal colic
between 2011 and 2013.
Methods: The cross-sectional study was conducted at Ankara AtatA1/4rk Training and Research Hospital, Turkey, from June 2012 to December 2012 and comprised patients with complaints suggesting of renal colic
and diagnosed with urinary stone.
, spinal-cord injury, acute cauda equina syndrome) that result in acute LBP.
The value of C-reactive protein determination in patients with renal colic
to decide to decide urgent urinary diversion.
is the most common nonobstetrical emergency in pregnancy
Severe renal colic
mandating a visit to the emergency department and admission for control of pain occurred in 2% (4/192) and 6% (2/33) of patients treated for renal stones and ureteric stones, respectively.
Other differential diagnosis like perforated viscus, especially peptic ulcer, acute cholecystitis and biliary colic, acute intestinal obstruction, mesenteric vascular occlusion, renal colic
and dissecting aortic aneurysm were ruled out as the abdominal pain of patient was non-coliky, and imaging modalities like USG and CT scan ruled out these possibilities providing no evidence of gall-bladder wall inflammation, multiple air fluid levels in abdomen, renal stone or any aneurysmal growth over aorta.
We present a 34-year-old male with a history of Friedreich's ataxia who attended our clinic complaining of left renal colic
1) Renal and skeletal symptoms are often more evident with parathyroid carcinoma, with patient complaints related to polyuria, renal colic
, and nephrolithiasis.