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566 Possible Causes for Appendicitis, Flank Pain

  • Appendicitis

    Appendicitis is an inflammation of the vermiform appendix.[] McBurney sign ) pelvic pain, diarrhoea and tenesmus (pelvic appendix) flank pain (retrocaecal appendix) groin pain - appendix within an inguinal hernia ( Amyand hernia ) or[] Pain and tenderness can occur in a location other than the right lower quadrant. 6 A retrocecal appendix in a retroperitoneal location may cause flank pain.[]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    With that being said, if you develop signs of a kidney infection, including flank pain, nausea, or vomiting, you need to see a doctor immediately.[] Viral infections, abdominal conditions such as appendicitis or other intrabdominal/periabdominal bacterial infections, malignancy, urinary tract stone disease, and genitourinary[] […] event (chest pain), and 4 subjects in the placebo group had a serious adverse event (ischemic colitis leading to septic shock, miscarriage, in-patient hospitalization for appendicitis[]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Two weeks earlier, she had developed vague abdominal pain and was operated on for suspected diagnosis of appendicitis, but her appendix was found to be normal on the pathology[] He had a 3-month history of left flank pain, nausea and vomiting with weight loss.[] Neisseria meningitidis (n   16); Staphylococcus aureus (n   4); group B streptococcus (n   2); Streptococcus pneumoniae (n   1); and Escherichia coli (n   2), secondary to appendicitis[]

  • Acute Pyelonephritis

    A 60-year-old diabetic woman was admitted with a 3 day history of fever and left flank pain due to acute pyelonephritis.[] Keywords Acute appendicitis; Acute pyelonephritis; Ectopic kidney[] Clinically, it is difficult to distinguish between acute pyelonephritis and RVT because both present with fever, flank pain, and hematuria.[]

  • Hydronephrosis

    Maternal hydronephrosis may cause flank pain during pregnancy. We aimed to investigate the association between maternal hydronephrosis and flank pain intensity.[] Because of persistent clinical suspicion of appendicitis, a diagnostic laparoscopy was performed. A retrocaecal appendicitis with secondary hydronephrosis was found.[] Of the 472 patients, 292 (62%) had preoperative hydronephrosis and 121 (26%) presented with flank pain.[]

  • Renal Vein Thrombosis

    A 19-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because he complained of right flank pain and oliguria for 3 days.[] We describe the case of a 10-year-old boy who developed this very unusual complication following appendectomy for gangrenous appendicitis with peritonitis.[] A 38-year-old woman presented with flank pain and hematuria suggestive of renal calculus on ultrasound.[]

  • Nephroptosis

    A 22-year-old female was referred with right flank pain and recurrent urinary infections. Flank pain was persistent while standing and relieved upon supine position.[] Pain sharp, are cutting in nature, can be mistaken for appendicitis. They are so strong that a person loses the ability to walk and talk. Bleeding during urination.[] Pain is typically relieved by lying down ( flank pain on standing that is relieved on lying down, the probable cause to pain is that movement of the kidney causes intermittent[]

  • Perinephric Abscess

    We report two pediatric patients with retrocecal appendicitis that presented with perinephric abscess.[] Perinephric abscesses often present with flank pain and signs of sepsis, and are known to discharge to the skin.[] Perinephric abscess Local spread of infection can be outward diffusion of a renal infection or from a non-renal contiguous source (from the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, Crohn’s, appendicitis[]

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

    A case of E. vermicularis-associated pelvic inflammatory disease with right salpingitis mimicking acute abdomen due to appendicitis in an 11-year-old girl is presented.[] A 62-year-old woman presented with a 2-week history of left flank pain and high fever, but no abdominal pain. She had forgotten the use of an IUD.[] When severe, it may mimic other disease processes including appendicitis or severe pelvic inflammatory disease.[]

  • Renal Colic

    We sought to examine the validity of this score in younger, noninfected flank pain patients.[] The symptoms of right-sided renal colic mimic sometimes acute appendicitis.[] The case of a patient with acute onset of flank pain and hematuria is presented. Initial therapy was directed toward relief of pain believed to be caused by renal colic.[]

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