IMR Press / FBE / Volume 1 / Issue 1 / DOI: 10.2741/E30

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Complications of hypercalciuria
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1 Division or Nephrology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, The Ohio State University, 700 Children's Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
2 Bone and Mineral Disorder Clinic, The Children’s Mercy Hospital and Clinics, University of Missouri at Kansas City, USA
Front. Biosci. (Elite Ed) 2009, 1(1), 306–315;
Published: 1 June 2009

Idiopathic hypercalciuria is a common disorder in children and can present with a range of clinical presentations such as hematuria, voiding dysfunction, flank pain, abdominal pain, nephrolithiasis, urinary tract infection and decreased bone mineral density. In the review below we provide a brief overview of calcium metabolism, types and clinical consequences of hypercalciuria and a brief approach to evaluation and management of hypercalciuria.

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