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Table 1 Alternative diagnoses to ureteric colic made by UHCT.

From: Incidental diagnosis of diseases on un-enhanced helical computed tomography performed for ureteric colic

Alternative or additional diagnosis n = 28 Confirmation of diagnosis Modality used for confirmation
Inflammatory conditions    
Cholelithiasis 3 3 Ultrasound
Pyelonephritis 2 2 Clinical picture/ microbiology
Appendicitis 3 1 Per-opearative findings/ pathology
Pancreatitis 1 1 Biochemical
Cholecystitis 1 1 Per-operative findings/ pathology
Mesenteric lymphadenitis 1 - Clinical follow up
Spleenic abscess 1 1 Ultrasound
Tumors/Mass    
Adenaxal mass 4 2 Ultrasound
Ovarian cyst 2 1 Ultrasound
Renal mass 2 1 Ultrasound
Incidentaloma 1 1 Ultrasound
Pelvic mass 1 1 Ultrasound
Vertebral metastasis 1 1 Histopathology
Pancreatic head cyst* 1 - -
Other Urological disease    
Uretero-pelvic junction obstruction 2 2 Reterograde urography/ diuretic renography
Ureteric stricture 1 1 Retrograde urography
Bladder outlet obstruction 1 1 Urodynamics
  1. *Patient lost to follow up