Pediatric urolithiasis in the central coast of Tunisia: Epidemiologic changes over the past twenty-five years.

@article{Alaya2010PediatricUI,
  title={Pediatric urolithiasis in the central coast of Tunisia: Epidemiologic changes over the past twenty-five years.},
  author={Akram Alaya and Mohamed Fadhel Najjar and Abdellatif Nouri},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          762-71
        }
}
The incidence of pediatric urolithiasis has been constantly decreasing during the past twenty-four years (1982-2007) in Tunisia as well as in other Mediterranean countries. This study was undertaken to observe the incidence of stone disease and its composition in children. Our study shows a downward trend of incidence of urolithiasis in pediatric patients over the last 25 years. The prevalence of calcium oxalate stones has constantly increased with decrease in the stones related to infections… CONTINUE READING

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