Nephrolithiasis: kidney stones symptoms and treatment

What is nephrolithiasis? Nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis is most commonly known as kidney stone disease. Kidney stones (a.k.a. renal calculi) are solid crystals that form in the urinary tract and are a common health issue; statistics vary among countries and in the US the lifetime risk of developing kidney stones is around 7% for females and …

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