SPONTANEOUS DISSOLUTION OF RENAL CALCULI-A MYTH OR REALITY

Dr. A.K. Sanwal, Dr. Sanjay Chaube, Prof. V.N.P. Tripathi

Abstract


Urolethiasis has been of interest to mankind from many centuries. Many theories has been postulated for biochemical process of stone formation. Spontaneous dissolution of stones has been known and rarely reported. We have found evidence of spontaneous dissolution of urinary caluculi in our ultra structural study and have put analogy with sedimentary rocks of sea which are also known to have such ultra structural phenomenon.       

Keywords


Calcium oxalate, kidney stones, spontaneous dissolution

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