Stone Disease

Urolithiasis is a disease, when in kidneys and other urinary organs form stones. People of all ages may have it.

The mechanism of the disease is, when metabolism is disordered, insoluble salts are collected different in amount and size. The composition of the stones may be different too. Stones may occur in all parts of urinary system – kidneys, bladder or ureters.

The disease is dangerous since urine out-flowing may be blocked. Bladder stones may result in acute cystitis. A kidney may be removed if not treated in time. Ureteral and kidney stones may result in chronic pyelonephritis.

Causing Factors for Stone Disease

Signs and Symptoms of Stone Disease

Symptoms of Kidney Stones

Symptoms of Bladder Stones

Symptoms of Ureteral Stones

Diagnostic Procedures

Methods of Treatment for Stone Disease

Conservative treatment is chosen when stone is not big and no complications are present.

Measures:

Operative approach is used when pains are unbearable both in work and at home and when pyelonephritis repeats.

There are instrumental and operative approaches in stone removal.

Metabolic dysfunction causes the disease. You can keep healthy if remember whether any of your relatives has had stone diseases.