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Pathological Anatomy, Etiology, and Pathogenesis of Nephrocalcinosis

  • H. G. Laberke

Abstract

Since the first description of nephrocalcinosis (NC) by Virchow in 1855, not much attention has been paid to this disease from a morphological point of view; only a few fundamental light and electron microscopic studies are available (Randall and Melvin 1937; Jaccottet 1957; Caulfield and Schrag 1964; Anderson 1982), but the physiology and pathophysiology of the renal handling of calcium have evoked increasing interest.

Keywords

Primary Hyperparathyroidism Calcium Deposit Tubular Epithelial Cell Renal Tubular Acidosis Renal Medulla 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. G. Laberke
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PathologyUniversity of TübingenTübingenGermany

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