Diagnostic examination of the child with urolithiasis or nephrocalcinosis

  title={Diagnostic examination of the child with urolithiasis or nephrocalcinosis},
  author={Bernd Hoppe and Markus Josef Kemper},
  booktitle={Pediatric Nephrology},
Urolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis are more frequent in children then currently anticipated, but still remain under- or misdiagnosed in a significant proportion of patients, since symptoms and signs may be subtle or misleading. All children with colicky abdominal pain or macroscopic hematuria should be examined thoroughly for urolithiasis. Also, other, more general, abdominal manifestations can be the first symptoms of renal stones. The patients and their family histories, as well as physical… CONTINUE READING
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