It is the formation of stones in the kidney.
Their migration into the ureter is responsible for intense acute pain
They develops from an abnormal buildup of mineral crystals on the inner surface of the kidney. Urinary stones are generally classified according to their location in the kidneys (renal lithiasis), ureter (ureterolithiasis).
They are also classified by their chemical composition (containing calcium, struvite, uric acid, or other compounds). About 85% of kidney is made of calcium.
Kidney stones are more often seen in middle-aged and older adults and in men. They are of variable size, the smallest cannot be observed with the naked eye and the largest having a diameter greater than 2.5 centimetres.
A large calculus called a coralliform calculus (because it has many branches that make it look like deer antlers) can fill almost all of the renal pelvis (the central collecting cavity of the kidney) and the tubes that collect them. drain (chalices).
Dr. Marois is a urologist who is not a member of the Régie de l’Assurance Maladie du Québec (RAMQ). As such, if you require his professional services, you will have to pay directly the Cliniques Marois for the services rendered.
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