Patient Education - Endocrine Encyclopedia
Endocrine Surgery Encyclopedia
Kidney stones result when urine becomes too concentrated and substances in the urine crystalize
to form stones.
Symptoms arise when the stones begin to move down the ureter causing intense
Kidney stones may form in the pelvis or calyces of the kidney or in the ureter.
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