Calyceal microlithiasis in children: report on 196 cases

  title={Calyceal microlithiasis in children: report on 196 cases},
  author={Angela La Manna and Cesare Polito and Fabrizio Cioce and Gaetano De Maria and Andrea Capacchione and Claudia Elisabetta Rocco and Maria Rosaria Papale and Laura Romei},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Recognition of children at greatest risk for urolithiasis may allow early detection or prevention of stone formation. We report clinical data from 196 children aged 0.9–15.9 years in whom renal ultrasound examination revealed hyperechogenic spots in renal calyces less than 3 mm in diameter. We called this finding “calyceal microlithiasis” (CM). There was a history of urolithiasis in 70.4% of patients in at least one first- or second-degree relative. Presenting symptoms were recurrent abdominal… CONTINUE READING
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