Idiopathic hypercalciuria

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Definition

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

or .

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. Cecil Medicine. 24th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 251.

Version Info

  • Last reviewed on 8/20/2011
  • David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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