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Evaluation of urinary tract calculi in children
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    Re: Re: Urinary tract calculi in children

    Dear Editor,

    This article was written expressly with the general paediatrician in mind and attempts to provide a succinct approach to the problem. It in no way presumes to be a definitive treatise on the metabolic investigation of renal stones in children. For this reason the term “uric acid stones” was used to help simplify the figure and table. Edvardsson et al are absolutely correct in pointing ou...

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    Re: Urinary tract calculi in children

    Dear Editor,

    We read with great interest the article by S-A Hulton on urinary tract calculi in children published in the April 2001 issue of your journal [1]. There are several issues we would like to address.

    First, it needs to be clarified that although adenine phosphoribosyltransferase (APRT) deficiency is a disorder of purine metabolism, it is not a disorder of uric acid metabolism as incorrectly in...

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