Hyperoxaluria

Hyperoxaluria

Hyperoxaluria is an excessive urinary excretion of oxalate. Individuals with hyperoxaluria often have calcium oxalate kidney stones.

Causes

Type I is associated with AGXT. Type II is associated with GRHPR.

Treatment

A child with primary hyperoxaluria was treated with a liver and kidney transplant.

Types

  • Primary hyperoxaluria
  • Enteric hyperoxaluria
  • Idiopathic hyperoxaluria
  • Oxalate poisoning

References

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