There are generally no early symptoms of nephrocalcinosis, beyond those of the condition causing the problem.
People who also have kidney stones may have:
Later symptoms related to nephrocalcinosis may be associated with chronic kidney failure.
Imaging tests can help diagnose this condition. Tests that may be done include:
Other tests that may be done to diagnose and determine the severity of associated disorders include:
Monk RD, Bushinsky DA. Kidney Stones. In: Kronenberg HM, Melmed, S, Polonsky KS, Larsen PR, eds. Williams Textbook of Endocrinology. 11th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2008: chap 29.
Nephrolithiasis and nephrocalcinosis. In: Feehally J, Floege J, Johnson RJ, eds. Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2007.
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