Idiopathic hypercalciuria and hyperuricosuria: family prevalence of nephrolithiasis

  title={Idiopathic hypercalciuria and hyperuricosuria: family prevalence of nephrolithiasis},
  author={Cesare Polito and Angela La Manna and Barbara Nappi and John J Villani and Rosario Di Toro},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
We studied the prevalence of a history of nephrolithiasis in first- and second-degree relatives of 74 children with hypercalciuria (HC), 61 with hyperuricosuria (HU), and 41 with HC plus HU, and in a control population of 261 children with different diseases. Family history of nephrolithiasis was found in 69% of HC, 75% of HU, 78% of HC plus HU, and 22% of control patients. The prevalence was not different among HC, HU, and HC plus HU groups, but was significantly higher in each study group… CONTINUE READING


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