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Endemic bladder stones in Nepal.
  1. M Ashworth,
  2. S M Hill
  1. Hurley Clinic, London.


    Bladder stones account for a large proportion of surgical admissions in many developing countries. We report in detail the clinical features and risk factors of one such case, a 5 year old Nepali boy, and propose the theory that a low calcium intake, by causing hypocalciuria, predisposes to bladder stone formation.

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