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Complications of hypercalciuria
Andrew Schwaderer1,Tarak Srivastava1
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Division or Nephrology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA. schwadea@pediatrics.ohio-state.edu
DOI: 10.2741/E30 Volume 1 Issue 1, pp.306-315
Published: 01 June 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bones and stones: the saga of idiopathic hypercalciuria in children)
Abstract

Idiopathic hypercalciuria is a common disorder in children and can present with a range of clinical presentations such as hematuria, voiding dysfunction, flank pain, abdominal pain, nephrolithiasis, urinary tract infection and decreased bone mineral density. In the review below we provide a brief overview of calcium metabolism, types and clinical consequences of hypercalciuria and a brief approach to evaluation and management of hypercalciuria.

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Andrew Schwaderer, Tarak Srivastava. Complications of hypercalciuria. Frontiers in Bioscience-Elite. 2009. 1(1); 306-315.