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Vol. 24 - Num. 95

Clinical Reviews

Cystinuria as a cause of urolithiasis

Florencia Medina Jereza, Marta Castillo Rodenasb

aMedicina familiar y comunitaria. Área Básica de Salud BS Manresa 4. Manresa. Barcelona. España.
bPediatra. Área Básica de Salud Cardona. Barcelona. España.

Correspondence: F Medina. E-mail:

Reference of this article: Medina Jerez F, Castillo Rodenas M. Cystinuria as a cause of urolithiasis . Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2022;24:301-3.

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Cystinuria is a genetic disease that causes impaired cystine reabsorption. Its main manifestation is urolithiasis, in some cases producing very large stones. It is important to treat it from an early age because it can lead to important comorbidities.




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