How are urolithiasis and pyelonephritis differentiated in pregnancy?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Raisa O Platte, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Urolithiasis and pyelonephritis have many symptoms in common (eg, hematuria, flank pain, shaking chills, anorexia). Urolithiasis is usually not associated with fever, except in patients with concomitant pyelonephritis.


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