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Idiopathic hypercalciuria

Definition

Idiopathic hypercalciuria is the presence of excess calcium in the urine without obvious cause. This condition can lead to kidney stones or osteoporosis .

Alternative Names

Hypercalciuria - idiopathic

Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Symptoms

Signs and tests

Treatment

Support Groups

Expectations (prognosis)

Complications

Calling your health care provider

Prevention

References

Rosen C. Osteoporosis. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. . 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 251.

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