Urolithiasis is a general term that encompasses formulation of urinary tract stones as a sequela of one or more underlying abnormalities. A variety of terms have been used to describe the characteristics of uroliths based on mineral composition, location, and/or shape. Knowledge of the origins and meanings of these terms will facilitate understanding of the cause, detection, treatment, and prevention of uroliths.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice|
|State||Published - Jan 1986|