Idiopathic hypercalciuria Definition
Idiopathic hypercalciuria is the presence of excess calcium in the urine without obvious cause. This condition can lead to
kidney stones or osteoporosis.
Hypercalciuria - idiopathic
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David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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