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2021 Feb 19

Medicine (Baltimore)



Ureteral calculi associated with high-altitude polycythemia: A case report.


Yang M, Cui S, Wuren T, Ma K, Ge R-L, Ji L
Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Feb 19; 100(7):e24621.
PMID: 33607796.


High-altitude polycythemia (HAPC) is a common disease in high-altitude areas characterized by excessive erythrocyte proliferation and severe hypoxemia. Recently, the incidence of ureteral calculi has risen. However, cases of ureteral calculi associated with HAPC have not been reported.