Posts Tagged ‘diagnosis of S. mutans bacteremia’

Acute Flank Pain

Posted by • February 1st, 2013

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 50-year-old man presented with flank pain and fever. CT of the abdomen and pelvis showed a focal wedge-shaped defect in the left inferolateral kidney. The differential diagnosis of acute-onset flank pain must begin with a consideration of renal colic due to a renal calculus, which… Read More…