renal lithiasis


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lithiasis

 [lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
1. a condition marked by formation of calculi and concretions.
2. sometimes used as a synonym for one of the specific types of lithiasis, such as urolithiasis, nephrolithiasis, or cholelithiasis.
gallbladder lithiasis cholecystolithiasis.
pancreatic lithiasis pancreatolithiasis.
renal lithiasis nephrolithiasis.
urinary lithiasis urolithiasis.

renal lithiasis

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In order to benefit human populations phytate-rich foods need to be available and utilised in diets, particu larly in first world countries where cancer, diabetes, renal lithiasis and other diseases are rife.
Various modalities of treatment for renal lithiasis are available, of which surgery has been most widely used with high morbidity.
Urinary obstruction may be a primary cause of renal injury in renal lithiasis, but subsequent urinary tract infection often occurs and causes further renal injury.