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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 296-298

Nephrocalcinosis in a patient with extrapulmonary tuberculosis – A rare entity


Department of Medicine, RPGMC Tanda at Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India

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Tarun Sharma
Department of Medicine, RPGMC Tanda at Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_385_18

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Nephrocalcinosis is a rare condition in clinical practice where there is an increased renal deposition of calcium. Varied causes of this condition have been given in literature, and tuberculosis (TB) has been an important one. Hypercalcemia is a known complication of granulomatous diseases. We report a rare case explicitly showing relationship of extrapulmonary (genitourinary) TB with nephrocalcinosis.


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