PMID: 7083742Jul 1, 1982Paper

Medullary sponge kidney and urolithiasis

Clinical Radiology
M SageR L Ryall

Abstract

A review of the urographic findings in 200 patients with renal colic due to urolithiasis demonstrated radiological evidence of medullary sponge kidney in 34, an incidence of 17%. In the majority, the diagnosis was readily made and the changes were bilateral and extensive. This relatively high incidence suggests that medullary sponge kidney may be a contributing factor in a population already predisposed to calculus formation because of other factors such as diet and dehydration.

References

Apr 6, 1979·JAMA : the Journal of the American Medical Association·P W DlabalS G Dorfman
Jan 1, 1979·Journal of Chronic Diseases·W G RobertsonA Hodgkinson
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Citations

Nov 1, 1990·Australasian Radiology·J E AndersonP E Hurst
Oct 1, 1994·Kidney International·G M Fick, P A Gabow
Nov 1, 1988·Australasian Radiology·A WeissL Barratt
Mar 1, 1989·The Journal of Urology·E R Yendt, M Cohanim

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