crystalline deposits


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crystalline deposits

An acid group including the urates, oxalates, carbonates, and sulfates. The alkaline group includes the phosphates and cholesterin ammonium urate.
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At present, the origin and biochemical make-up of the crystalline deposits in BCD patients have not been determined.
In ocular cystinosis, pathognomonic yellow-white crystalline deposits are observed in the cornea, but the kidneys are not affected.
However only some of the hyperreflective dots seem to correspond to the crystalline deposits [19, 21].
Crystalline deposits resembling microtophi seen elsewhere in the body may form in the medullary interstitium, consisting of radially oriented crystals of uric acid or monosodium urate, which evoke an inflammatory reaction, often with granulomatous features (Figure 6, A).
Reflexology is thought to break down the crystalline deposits, remove blockage in nerve and energetic pathways, improve blood supply and aid detoxification.
It is now thought that crystalline deposits in joints may be responsible for many cases of arthritis and this tonic will help reduce these.