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Hypercalciuria and nephrolithiasis as a presenting sign in Wilson disease

Abstract

A 9-year-old boy presented with recurrent episodes of renal colic. One year later Wilson disease was diagnosed. Evaluation of liver function and assessment of serum copper, caeruloplasmin concentration and urinary copper excretion in any child presenting with nephrolithiasis is suggested.

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Correspondence to E. Azizi.

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Azizi, E., Eshel, G. & Aladjem, M. Hypercalciuria and nephrolithiasis as a presenting sign in Wilson disease. Eur J Pediatr 148, 548–549 (1989). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00441555

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Key words

  • Hypercalciuria
  • Wilson disease