Dietl's crisis

noun

Die·​tl's crisis ˈdēt-ᵊlz- How to pronounce Dietl's crisis (audio)
: an attack of violent pain in the kidney region accompanied by chills, nausea, vomiting, and collapse that is caused by the formation of kinks in the ureter and is usually associated with a floating kidney

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“Dietl's crisis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dietl%27s%20crisis. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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