Falling Of Kidney

Falling of kidney is a state at which it is displaced down from normal position, leaves its connective tissue bed.

The patient usually applies to the doctor with complaints to dorsodynia. Blood from urinary tract can be discharged.

The right kidney falls more often for many times than the left. Women have this disease more often. At young age the falling of kidney can be caused with abrupt weight loss or excessive sports activities. Injuries, especially falling from big height may Lead to falling of kidney.

The initial stage doesn’t give the expressed clinical picture. But at falling of kidney more than on 7 cm dull transient aches, with diffusion to lumbar area are observed. Pain arises owing to kidney capsule stretching.

Pain develops at exercise stresses, releases at rest or horizontal position when the kidney again takes the natural place in renal bed. Fall of a right kidney may be followed by feeling of heaviness in right subcostal area.

In future kidney almost completely leaves from under ribs, but after taking a horizontal position comes back to its place. The clinical symptomatology becomes more intensive. Intensity of pains increases, they become similar to those at renal colic, arise at small exercise stresses and abrupt change of body position. Stagnation of blood in kidney leads to emergence of erythrocytes and protein in urine.

At progressing of the disease kidney falls down to a small pelvis. Pain becomes persistent and extends to inguinal area, is followed by nausea and vomiting. Intensity of pain doesn’t depend on position of the patient any more. Complications develop: pyelonephritis, hydronephrosis, and arterial hypertension.