Dietl's crisis


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Dietl's crisis

[′dēd·əlz ‚krī·səs]
(medicine)
Recurrent attacks of radiating pain in the costovertebral angle, accompanied by nausea, vomiting, tachycardia, and hypotension, caused by kinking or twisting of the ureter with intermittent obstructive dilation.
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symptomatic patients 43 (60%) Pain 18 (42%) Dietl's crisis 3/18 Trauma 1/18 UTI 14 (32%) Abscess 1/14 Sepsis 1/14 Renal insufficiency 3 (7) Stones 3 (7) Failure to thrive 3 (7) Urinary incontinence 2 (5) UTI: urinary tract infection.