Disease Information for Hypocitraturia

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Hypocitraturia
Kidney stone/Nephrolithiasis/Urolithiasis
Calcium Containing Kidney Stones
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Calcium containing kidney stone process
Definition

low citrate in urine lets calcium stones form; stoneformers about a third have this problem; does not respond to low calcium diet which can make this citrate deficency worse

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