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Imaging of Urolithiasis and Nephrocalcinosis

  • Michael Francavilla
  • Kassa Darge
  • Gabriele Benz-Bohm
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Urolithiasis is macroscopic calcification in the urinary collecting system, whereas nephrocalcinosis is microscopic calcification in the tubules, tubular epithelium, or interstitial tissue of the kidney. Urolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis are common indications for imaging in children. The clinical and laboratory findings in urolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis are described in chapter  “Urolithiasis and Nephrocalcinosis”.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Francavilla
    • 1
  • Kassa Darge
    • 1
  • Gabriele Benz-Bohm
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThe Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaUSA

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