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Idiopathic hypercalciuria

Idiopathic hypercalciuria is the presence of excess calcium in the urine without an obvious cause. This condition can lead to kidney stones or osteoporosis.

Alternative Names

Hypercalciuria - idiopathic

References

Weber TJ. Osteoporosis. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman's Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 243.

Update Date 8/29/2015

Updated by: Laura J. Martin, MD, MPH, ABIM Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.