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nephrolithiasis

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Transcript of nephrolithiasis

nephrolithiasis??
nephro=

kidney
litho=

stone
iasis=

formation
pathophysiology of nephrolithiasis
* urine consist of substances that promote the development of kidney stones
etiology of kidney stones
signs & symptoms
sudden sever pain
Q

Q
therapy
nephrolithotomy
supersaturated urine
* low urine valume

*abnormally high concentration of stone promoters..

*abnormally low concentration of stone inhibitions (urinary macromolecules)
signs & symptoms (con.....
blood in the urine

nephrolithiasis
it is a condition in which stones are formed in the
kidney
or
ureter
or both at the same time
difintion
:
*the substances involve calcium, oxalate, sodium, phosphorus and uric acid..
*under some abnormal condition or function in the kidney, stones can be formed
*the less urine, the more stones well be formed
*blockage of the urinary tract
*hypercalciuria
*hyperparathyroidism
*medication (diuretic-medication)

excruciating
cramping pain in the lower back
fever!

chills!
lithotripsy
prevention
drink lots off water
balanced diet
Q
Q
Q
Q
resources
http://www.uwhealth.org/urology/how-do-kidney-stones-form/11210


http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/stonesadults/


http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/mobileart.asp?articlekey=91104
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