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Multiple Renal Silica Calculi

Br Med J 1973; 1 doi: (Published 20 January 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:146
  1. A. M. Joekes,
  2. G. Alan Rose,
  3. June Sutor


    Investigation of a patient with a history of renal colic, who had taken the equivalent of 2 g magnesium trisilicate after every meal for many years, showed that he was forming silica calculi. The nature of the stone was diagnosed only after quantitative analysis.