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Introduction: Nephrolithiasis

Description of Nephrolithiasis

Nephrolithiasis (medical condition): Kidney stones are solid deposits of salts (e.g calcium) from the urine. These...more »

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  »Symptoms of Kidney stones
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Nephrolithiasis: Presence of kidney stones.

Nephrolithiasis: the presence of kidney stones (calculi) in the kidney.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Nephrolithiasis: Calculi occurring in the kidney. Calculi too large to pass spontaneously range in size from 1 cm to the staghorn stones that occupy the renal pelvis and calyces.
Source: Diseases Database

Nephrolithiasis: condition marked by the presence of renal calculi, abnormal concretions within the kidney, usually of mineral salts.
Source: CRISP

Nephrolithiasis: Formation of stones in the KIDNEY.
Source: MeSH 2007

Nephrolithiasis: Related Topics

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Nephrolithiasis as a Disease

Nephrolithiasis: Another name for Kidney stones (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Kidney stones
  »Symptoms of Kidney stones
  »Causes of Kidney stones
  »Treatments for Kidney stones

Nephrolithiasis: Related Diseases

Nephrolithiasis: Nephrolithiasis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Nephrolithiasis

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Symptoms of Nephrolithiasis (Kidney stones)

Some of the symptoms of Nephrolithiasis incude:

Treatments for Nephrolithiasis (Kidney stones)

Treatments for Nephrolithiasis (Kidney stones) include:

Treatment of Nephrolithiasis: For more treatment information about Nephrolithiasis, see treatment of Kidney stones (Nephrolithiasis)

Nephrolithiasis: Article Excerpts about Kidney stones

What Are Kidney Stones: NIDDK (Excerpt)

A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in the kidney out of substances in the urine.

A stone may stay in... (Source: excerpt from What Are Kidney Stones: NIDDK)

Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Kidney stones is the term commonly used to refer to stones, or calculi, in the urinary system. Stones form... (Source: excerpt from Your Urinary System and How It Works: NIDDK)

Nephrolithiasis: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Nephrolithiasis:

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Broader terms for Nephrolithiasis

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The term Nephrolithiasis can be used for:

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The description of Nephrolithiasis may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Nephrolithiasis

The following list attempts to classify Nephrolithiasis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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