Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Study group discussion: Vitamins and renal stones

Question: Which vitamin is indicated in treatment of calcium stones?

Answer: Pyridoxine

And which vitamin is avoided in a patient with history of calcium stones?

Answer: Vitamin C, it will worsen calcium stones.


Answer: Vitamin C increases oxalate in body. Pyridoxine decreases oxalate level in body.

Extra: Vitamin A deficiency too causes stones. The desquamated epithelium in tubules acts as a nidus for stone formation.

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