■ Renal calculi
■ Ureteral calculi
■ Urinary tract obstruction
■ Urinary tract infection
• Type, severity, and location of the pain may vary due to the size, location, degree, and acuity of obstruction or infection
• Loin pain may be atypical in nature and renal colic can be mistaken for other conditions
• The history, physical examination, and radiological imaging are essential to establish the correct diagnosis
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