BMC Nephrol 2022 Jun 27;23(1):227. Epub 2022 Jun 27.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center of Genetics and Prenatal Diagnosis, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, 450052, Henan, China.
Nephrolithiasis is not common in children, but the incidence is gradually increased in these years. Urinary tract malformations, urinary infection, dietary habits, geographic region and genetic factor are involved in the etiology of nephrolithiasis. For the affected child, it is especially important to elucidate the etiology, which may provide an accurate diagnosis, a personalized therapy and effective follow-up strategy. Read More