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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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