intermittent pain, sometimes with nausea and emesis, caused by intermittent proximal obstruction of ureter. Originally believed due to a mobile kidney that caused ureter to kink with positional changes.
Synonym(s): incarceration symptom
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Die·tl cri·sis(dē'tĕl krī'sis)
Intermittent pain, sometimes with nausea and emesis, caused by intermittent proximal obstruction of ureter or distention of the renal pelvis.
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[Józef Dietl, Polish-Austrian physician, 1804–1878]
A sudden, severe attack of gastric pain, chills, fever, nausea, and collapse. In cases of floating kidney, the ureter becomes kinked and urine is obstructed, producing symptoms of renal colic.
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Dietl,Józef, Polish physician, 1804-1878.
Dietl crisis - paroxysmal attacks of lumbar and abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting, resulting from kinking of the ureter in persons with floating kidney. Synonym(s): incarceration symptom
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