Oolitic Structure of Milk of Calcium Sand and Milk of Calcium Stones
Renal milk of calcium was believed to be an x-ray opaque fluid 1,2,3 by their horizontal levels in some hydronephrosis, but was recognized as being mainly composed of a fine sand4 of ovoid or irregularly spheroidal shaped granules about 1/2 to 1 mm in diameter.
KeywordsSedimentary Rock Calcium Phosphate Calcium Oxalate Concentric Layer Calcium Oxalate Crystal
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