hypercalcuria

hypercalcuria

An excess of calcium in the urine. This may be due to HYPERCALCAEMIA or to reduced reabsorption of filtered calcium in the tubules of the kidneys. Hypercalcuria can cause stones (calculi) to form in the kidney, ureters or bladder.
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AAS were primarily developed for the treatment of delayed puberty, hypogonadism, hypercalcemia, hypercalcuria and some chronic states including recovery after infectious diseases (2, 3).
The guidelines list nine other potential secondary causes of osteoporosis that should be evaluated in people with HIV: vitamin D deficiency, hyperparathyroidism, subclinical hyperthyroidism, Cushing syndrome, phosphate wasting, idiopathic hypercalcuria, celiac sprue, multiple myeloma, and mastocytosis (guidelines Table 5 (1)).
It has been suggested that the ketoacidosis generated by low-carbohydrate/high-protein diets results in hypercalcuria. In turn, the skeleton supplies serum buffer by active resorption of bone, thereby leading to hypercalciuria and an adverse effect on bone health.18