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Kidney Stones (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

urolithiasis, calculous disease, urinary calculi, renal colic, calcium stone, struvite stones, uric acid stones, cystine stones, indinavir stone, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy, ESWL, ureteroscope, KUB, urinary system, urinary tract system, kidney disease, urinary tract stone disease, kidney stone, kidney stones

Authors and Editors

Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FAAEM

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

REFERENCE:

Wolfson, A.B. Harwood-Nuss' Clinical Practice of Emergency Medicine. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2005.


Last Editorial Review: 8/27/2010

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