To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.bionity.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
A calculus is a stone (a concretion of material, usually mineral salts) that forms in an organ or duct of the body. Stones cause a number of important medical conditions.
Additional recommended knowledge
Common stone diseases
A number of important medical conditions are caused by stones:
Stones can also be asymptomatic.
Pathophysiology & Symptoms
Stones can cause disease by several mechanisms:
Diagnostic workup varies by the stone type, but in general:
Again, treatment varies by stone type, but in general:
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Calculus_(medicine)". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.|