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Ureteral Calculi

  • Drogo K. Montague
  • Ralph A. Straffon


The term ureteral calculi, in the broadest sense, refers to stones impacted in the ureter and stones merely passing through the ureter on their way from the kidney to the bladder. Primary ureteral stones are uncommon; the majority of these calculi are formed in the kidney and then enter the ureter.


Uric Acid Stone Formation Calcium Oxalate Ureteral Stone Renal Calculus 
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