Disease Information for Nephrocalcinosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Diuresis/Large urine volumes
Nocturia
Nocturia in Elderly
Polyuria
Urine Frequency
Asymptomatic patient
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Kidney stone
Established Disease Population
Patient/Hypercalcemia
Patient/Hyperparathyroidism
Family History
Family history/Kidney stones
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
URINE Isosthenuria/mid-range SPGR
Hypercalciuria with normal serum calcium
Hypercalciuria/Normocalcemia pattern
URINE Specific gravity fixed/1.010
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
URINE Specific gravity
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
BUN/Blood urea nitrogen (Lab)
Calcium, serum (Lab)
URINE Calcium
URINE Crystals
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/CTA Abdomen Abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Abdominal calcifications/ABD
Xray/Abdominal film abnormalities/ABD/KUB
Xray/Dense bilateral renal calcification/KUB
Xray/KUB Cortico-Medullary junction multiple stones
X-RAY With contrast
IVP/Abnormal (intravenous pyelogram)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute anuria/renal failure
Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephropathy
Azotemia in Children
Azotemia in Elderly
Azotemia/Acute
Hypercalcemia
Hypercalciuria
Hypercalcuria
Isosthenuria syndrome
Kidney stone/Nephrolithiasis/Urolithiasis
Nephritis tubulointerstitial
Nephrocalcinosis
Pyelonephritis, acute
Calcium Containing Kidney Stones
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Primary renal disease (ex)
CLASS/Renal medulla disorder (ex)
CLASS/Renal/kidney involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Urologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Calcifying deposition disorder
Pathophysiology/Metatopic/heterotopic calcification
Pathophysiology/Calcium containing kidney stone process
Pathophysiology/Renal concentration capacity defect
Process
PROCESS/Biochemical (category)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Calcium supplement
Definition

A condition characterized by precipitation of calcium phosphate in the tubules of the kidney, with resultant renal insufficiency. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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