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On the Occurrence and Nature of Crystals in Human Urine

  • P. O. Schwille
  • P. Kuch
  • I. Berger
  • H. Berens

Abstract

Crystalluria is considered micro-urolithiasis. Therefore, evaluating the occurrence, nature, frequency, and sex-dependency of crystal-forming phases may yield an insight into the early events of stone formation.

Keywords

Uric Acid Stone Formation Stone Patient Urate Crystal Endocrine Research 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. O. Schwille
    • 1
  • P. Kuch
    • 2
  • I. Berger
    • 1
  • H. Berens
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Surgery and UrologyMineral Metabolism and Endocrine Research LaboratoryErlangenGermany
  2. 2.Department of MineralogyUniversity of ErlangenErlangenGermany

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