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Renal and ureteral disorders
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A 75-year-old man comes to the emergency department because of flank pain. The pain began 8 hours ago and has persisted since. He denies nausea, vomiting, fever, or dysuria. His past medical history includes two previous kidney stones. Abdominal computed tomography scan confirms a 3 mm renal calculi at the ureterovesical junction. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step in management?

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Content Reviewers:

Rishi Desai, MD, MPH

Contributors:

Tanner Marshall, MS

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