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Figure 1. CT abdomen of this patient shows three radio-opaque stones in the left kidney.

An Asian Man With Recurrent Kidney Stones

A 60-year-old Asian man with history of recurrent nephrolithiasis, congenital solitary left kidney, gout, hypertension, pre-diabetes was seen in nephrology clinic. Since his 20’s, he has had multiple lithotripsy and ureteral stenting procedures to remove stones and to relieve hydronephrosis. He has a strong family history of kidney stones and gout. His creatinine was 1.5…

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