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Nephrocalcinosis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Hypercalcemic nephropathy
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What causes nephrocalcinosis?

Nephrocalcinosis may be caused by a variety of things, including underlying disorders or conditions, medications or supplements, and infections. Causes may include:

Last updated: 2/24/2011

References
  1. Tibor Fulop, Mahendra Agraharkar, Rupert Patel, Rajiv Gupta. Nephrocalcinosis. eMedicine. April 21, 2009; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/243911-overview. Accessed 2/24/2011.
  2. Louis S. Liou, David Zieve. Nephrocalcinosis. PubMed Health. August 30, 2009; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001522. Accessed 2/24/2011.