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Kidney Stones

  • By: Claudia Winograd
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Although kidney stones were a part of urinary tract problems even several thousand years ago, their prevalence in the United States has risen recently. Currently, there are no known definite causes of kidney stones. They are usually made up of products ...

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