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1,25(OH)2D3 in Humans: Regulation in Health and Role in Urolithiasis

  • J. LemannJr.
  • R. W. Gray


Hypercalciuria is one of the risk factors for calcium oxalate (CaOx)/ apatite urolithiasis (1–3). The extra Ca excreted in the urine of stone formers (idiopathic hypercalciuria, IH) is almost entirely derived from the diet as a consequence of increased efficiency of intestinal Ca absorption (2–5).


Primary Hyperparathyroidism Calcium Oxalate Intestinal Calcium Absorption Hypophosphatemic Rickets Idiopathic Hypercalciuria 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. LemannJr.
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. W. Gray
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Medicine and Biochemistry and Clinical Research CenterMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Froedtert Memorial Lutheran HospitalMilwaukeeUSA

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