A possible role of essential oil terpenes in the management of childhood urolithiasis

  title={A possible role of essential oil terpenes in the management of childhood urolithiasis},
  author={Aamir Jalal Al-Mosawi},
Background: Most treatments for childhood urolithiasis are preventive, and conservative management such as chemical dissolution has its limitations. As a result, open surgery is still required in childhood lithiasis. With lithotripsy, repeated sessions are often required, a uretral stent may be required and the shock wave may damage the renal parenchyma, particularly when nephrocalcinosis is present. Some authors have reported the disappearance of radiological-proven calculi in adult patients… 

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