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291 Possible Causes for Left Flank Pain

  • Renal Colic

    Abstract We report on a 60-year-old man, seen at the emergency department because of severe left flank pain. Clinical diagnosis was that of renal colic.[] […] in his left flank, which could be only partially mitigated by stronger analgetics.[] […] in the left flank.[]

  • Nephrolithiasis

    Snapshot A 30-year-old man presents to the emergency department with severe, colicky left flank pain of acute onset that radiates to the left groin.[] On physical exam, she has left lower quadrant tenderness to palpation with pain radiating to the left groin and left flank tenderness on palpation.[]

  • 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.[] Early clinical manifestations were sudden onset of left flank pain, fever, hematuria and pyuria, and following admission, severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, reduced[] flank pain for 3 months.[]

  • Herpes Zoster

    BMJ Case Rep. 2017 May 12;2017. pii: bcr-2017-220068. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-220068. Abstract A 76-year-old man presented to the emergency department complaining of acute urinary retention (AUR) and severe constipation. His recent medical history included 4 days of treatment in the community for gluteal herpes[…][]

  • Hydronephrosis

    The study had 90% power to detect a significant correlation between hydronephrosis and flank pain (Spearman's test).[] In 4 of 5 patients, the presenting symptoms were intermittent flank pain and vomiting.[] Endometriosis: recurrent flank pain, dysuria, hematuria Extra-uterine pregnancy Tuboovarial abscess Pelvic floor insufficiency with organ prolapse Tumors: cervical cancer,[]

  • Sigmoiditis

    Proctosigmoiditis is a form of ulcerative colitis and affects the rectum and sigmoid colon (the S-shaped last part of the large intestine, leading into the rectum). It is a lifelong chronic condition which cannot currently be cured and is part of a group of conditions known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). UC[…][]

  • Chronic Pyelonephritis

    Diverticulitis : Due to bowel innervation, this condition can present with flank pain or suprapubic pain, although it most commonly presents with left lower quadrant pain.[]

  • Ureteral Obstruction

    Abstract A 45-year-old male admitted to our clinic of symptoms with moderate left flank pain and intermittant macroscopic hematuria.[] 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.[] The third case was a 46-year-old woman, G2P2, BMI 25 kg/m(2), who presented with left flank and pelvic pain.[]

  • Hereditary Renal Cell Carcinoma

    Abstract A translocation between chromosomes 3 and 8, t(3;8)(p14.2;q24.13), has been reported in a family with hereditary renal cell carcinoma. Using somatic cell hybrids, we have isolated, separately, both derivative chromosomes. We find that the c-myc oncogene (8q24.1) has been translocated to the derivative 3[…][]

  • Renal Papillary Necrosis

    A woman, aged sixty two, with the history of pyelonephritis, suddenly started to complain severe left flank pain with fever, three weeks after lumbar trauma by traffic accident[] A 58-year-old female diabetic patient complaining of left flank pain, fever and chills was admitted to our clinic.[] The patient was a 51-year-old man with poorly controlled diabetes and a history of microhematuria and an acute onset of severe left flank pain.[]

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