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Table 2 Alternative diagnoses found on formal imaging

From: Point-of-care ultrasound for the detection of hydronephrosis in emergency department patients with suspected renal colic

Ovarian cyst6
Diverticulitis4
Appendicitis3
Pyelonephritis3
Biliary colic/cholecystitis3
Ovarian torsion/mass2
Bony lesions/compression fracture2
Epiploic appendagitis2
Shingles2
Uterine mass/cancer2
Testicular torsion1
Interabdominal carcinomatosis with metastatic disease to the liver1
Pneumonia1
Bowel obstruction1
Ileitis1
AAA0
Ectopic pregnancy0
  1. AAA abdominal aortic aneurysm