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Wieder's Urolithiasis

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what % stones are radioopaque?90%
most common metabolic abnormality pts w/ stones?hypercalciuria
most common stone in industrialized countries?calcium oxalate
most common cause of urolithiasis?dehydration
which stone dissolves w/ urinary alkalization?uric acid; cysteine
which stone dissolves with urinary acidification?mag amm phos stones (struvite)
hardest stones?calcium oxalate monohydrate, cysteine
which stone associated w/ laxative abuse?amm acid urate
which stone not visible on noncon CT?protease inhibitor stones (Indinavir, nelfinavir)
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