Biochemical Studies in Paraplegic Renal Stone Patients
Paraplegics have a higher than normal incidence of renal calculi1. Hypercalciuria is common in the early months following the onset of a spinal cord lesion, but calculi from such patients are almost invariably associated with chronic urinary infection and the majority consist principally of calcium phosphate and magnesium ammonium phosphate (MAP)1.
KeywordsCalcium Phosphate Urinary Stone Spinal Cord Lesion Urinary Citrate Octacalcium Phosphate
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