Urinary Stones in Children


  • Mahmut Çivilibal
  • Nilgün Selçuk Duru
  • Murat Elevli

Received Date: 31.07.2015 Accepted Date: 05.08.2015 Med Bull Haseki 2016;54(1):1-6

The prevalence of childhood urinary stone disease has increased significantly in recent years. Risk factors for urinary stones include metabolic disturbances, genetic and anatomical abnormalities. A comprehensive metabolic evaluation is essential in all children with urolithiasis. This review describes the pathophysiology, causes, clinical findings, evaluation, and management of childhood urolithiasis.

Keywords: Childhood, urinary stone disease, urolithiasis

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