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Urolithiasis pp 917-921 | Cite as

Oolitic Structure of Milk of Calcium Sand and Milk of Calcium Stones

  • L. Cifuentes Delatte
  • J. A. Medina

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Sedimentary Rock Calcium Phosphate Calcium Oxalate Concentric Layer Calcium Oxalate Crystal 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Cifuentes Delatte
    • 1
  • J. A. Medina
    • 1
  1. 1.Urolithiasis Laboratory, Fundación, Jiménez Díaz. Department of GeochemistryUniversidad AutónomaMadridSpain

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