Urinary System pp 361-364 | Cite as

Renal Calcifications, Mouse

  • Robert Morrissey
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


This lesion is not usually observed grossly unless it is quite severe. In severe cases a gritty sound and feeling may be noted when slicing the kidney and white to gray foci or radial streaks may be noted on the cut surface. The most frequent site of spontaneous lesions is near the corticomedullary junction.


Nephrocalcinosis renal mineralization renal stone formation 


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