CVAT

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AcronymDefinition
CVATCostovertebral Angle Tenderness
CVATClaims Virtual Adjusting Technology (Independent Mitigation and Cleaning/Conservation Network)
CVATCombat Vehicle Appended Trainer (Marine Corps)
CVATCoalition Vulnerability Analysis Team
CVATCenter for Vocational and Advanced Training
CVATComputerized Visual Acuity Tester
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While flank pain or costovertebral angle tenderness may prompt this consideration in the nonpregnant patient, an acute abdomen in a pregnant patient may not.
Physical exam findings included right lower quadrant tenderness and right costovertebral angle tenderness. The patient had no history of stones.
On admission, he has had fever (39[degrees]C); physical examination was normal except for left costovertebral angle tenderness. The laboratory findings were as follows: hemoglobin (Hgb) 14.4 g/dL, white blood cells (WBC) 28,000/mL (84% polymorphonuclear leukocytes), creatinine (Cr) 2.3 gr/dL (<1.3), total protein 6.3 g/dl (6.6-8.7), albumin 2.8g/dl (3.4-4.8), erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) 76 mm/h (0-20), C-reactive protein (CRP) 20.4 g/ dL (0-0.8).
A physical examination revealed a mildly obese, afebrile female with severe right upper quadrant, epigastric and costovertebral angle tenderness.
Inclusion criteria were as follows: (1) acute flank pain, (2) costovertebral angle tenderness on physical examination, and (3) hematuria on urinalysis.
There was mild costovertebral angle tenderness, and a clinical diagnosis of early pyelonephritis was made.
Neither costovertebral angle tenderness nor palpable renal mass was evident on physical examination.
Her physical examination was normal except for right costovertebral angle tenderness. Urinalysis revealed a large number of erythrocytes and leukocytes.
On physical examination, left costovertebral angle tenderness was noted.
Right costovertebral angle tenderness was positive on physical examination.
Her physical examination disclosed left abdominal and costovertebral angle tenderness, left flank ecchymosis (Grey-Turner sign) of 33cm diameter (Figure- 1).
His abdomen was unremarkable and no costovertebral angle tenderness was appreciated in physical examination.