Urolithiasis in infants: evaluation of risk factors

  title={Urolithiasis in infants: evaluation of risk factors},
  author={Funda Baştuğ and Z{\"u}beyde G{\"u}nd{\"u}z and Sebahat T{\"u}lpar and Hakan Muammer Poyrazoğlu and Ruhan D{\"u}ş{\"u}nsel},
  journal={World Journal of Urology},
Urolithiasis in infants is not a very rare situation in Turkey, and the incidence has been increasing in recent years. The purpose of this paper was to investigate the clinical characteristics, metabolic and anatomic risk factors for urolithiasis and microlithiasis in infants. The cases of 178 infants (63 girls, 115 boys), who were referred to our department between 1999 and 2009 with urolithiasis, were evaluated. The mean age at diagnosis of stone disease was 11.5 months (range, 10 days–24… CONTINUE READING
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