TITLE

struvite

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2092
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "struvite" is presented. It refers to the magnesium ammonium phosphate crystals responsible for 15% of all kidney stones. They are formed in the urinary tract in conjunction with some bacterial infections, and in some patients with hypercalciuria.
ACCESSION #
21246985

 

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