Urolithiasis. Terms and concepts.

C. A. Osborne, C. W. Clinton

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-17
Number of pages15
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1986


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