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Renal stone disease 

Renal stone disease
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Renal stone disease
Author(s):

Jonathan Barratt

, Kevin Harris

, and Peter Topham

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199229567.003.0008
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date: 04 June 2020

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Nephrolithiasis is the formation of stones in the renal tubules or collecting system.

The incidence of nephrolithiasis varies geographically.

In industrialized nations the incidence is ~1 in 1000....

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