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Stones in Kidney:

This is an image showing the presence of stone sin kidney. A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline mineral material formed within the kidney or urinary tract. Nephrolithiasis is the medical term for kidney stones. Calcium oxalate is one component of the most common type of human kidney stones. Preventative measures depend on the type of stones. In those with calcium stones, drinking lots of fluids, thiazide diuretics and citrate are effective as is allopurinol in those with high uric acid levels in the blood or urine

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License:[Source CIET, NCERT ]Feb. 20, 2017, 11:35 a.m.

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