Kidney Stones (nephrolithiasis)
A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline mineral material formed within the kidney or urinary tract. Kidney stones are a common cause of blood in the urine (hematuria) and often severe pain in the abdomen, flank, or groin. Kidney stones are sometimes called renal calculi.
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Article Written By: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD
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