Prevalence of uric acid lithiasis

  • O. Sperling
Part of the Fortschritte der Urologie und Nephrologie book series (2824, volume 26)


In a review, covering the period of 1938–1974 (1), the prevalence in different countries of uric acid stones was found to range from 1.8% to 39.5% of all stones, the low prevalence being found in industrialized countries and the high prevalence in less developed states.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Sperling
    • 1
  1. 1.Clinical Biochemistry, Beilinson Medical Center, Petah-Tikva Department of Chemical PathologyTel-Aviv University School of MedicineTel-AvivIsrael

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