Complications of hypercalciuria

Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2009 Jun 1;1:306-15.

Abstract

Idiopathic hypercalciuria is a common disorder in children and can present with a range of clinical presentations such as hematuria, voiding dysfunction, flank pain, abdominal pain, nephrolithiasis, urinary tract infection and decreased bone mineral density. In the review below we provide a brief overview of calcium metabolism, types and clinical consequences of hypercalciuria and a brief approach to evaluation and management of hypercalciuria.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Abdominal Pain / etiology*
  • Bone Density / physiology*
  • Calcium / metabolism*
  • Hematuria / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Hypercalciuria / classification
  • Hypercalciuria / complications*
  • Hypercalciuria / genetics
  • Hypertension / etiology*
  • Nephrolithiasis / etiology*
  • Urinary Tract Infections / etiology*

Substances

  • Calcium