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Idiopathic hypercalciuria

Hypercalciuria - idiopathic

 

Idiopathic hypercalciuria is the presence of excess calcium in the urine without an obvious cause. This condition can lead to kidney stones or osteoporosis.

 

References

Weber TJ. Osteoporosis. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman's Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 243.

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        Review Date: 8/29/2015

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