Information About Kidney Stones

(also known as Urolithiasis)

Kidney stones are caused by the buildup of crystallized salts and minerals such as calcium in the urinary tract. Stones can also form after an infection. Urolithiasis refers to the accretion of hard, solid, nonmetallic minerals in the urinary tract.



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