Condition 101 About Idiopathic Hypercalciuria

What is the definition of Idiopathic Hypercalciuria?

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

What are the alternative names for Idiopathic Hypercalciuria?

Hypercalciuria - idiopathic



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Weber TJ. Osteoporosis. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 230.

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Latest Advances On Idiopathic Hypercalciuria

  • Condition: CASR-Associated Hypoparathyroidism
  • Journal: European journal of endocrinology
  • Treatment Used: Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone
  • Number of Patients: 3
  • Published —
In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of treating CASR-associated hypoparathyroidism with recombinant human parathyroid hormone.
  • Condition: Children with Idiopathic Hypercalciuria
  • Journal: Nutrients
  • Treatment Used: Vitamin D
  • Number of Patients: 36
  • Published —
This study analyzed the impact of Vitamin D supplementation in children with idiopathic hypercalciuria (high blood calcium).