Urolithiasis 2

  1. 1.

    The predominant site of stones in developing, pre-industrialised countries is:

  2. 2.

    With regard to the epidemiology of stone disease, all of the following are true EXCEPT:

  3. 3.

    In the physical chemistry of stone formation, spontaneous nucleation of crystals occurs:

  4. 4.

    The deposition of one type of crystal upon the surface of another crystal of different composition but similar lattice structure is known as:

  5. 5.

    The smallest stone that can obstruct the lumen of the ureter has a diameter of:

  6. 6.

    All of the following have been suggested as possible inhibitors of stone formation EXCEPT:

  7. 7.

    In patients with stone disease, all of the following are true EXCEPT:

  8. 8.

    All of the following types of urinary calculi are radiolucent EXCEPT:

  9. 9.

    Complete ureteric obstruction by a stone will cause irreversible renal damage after:

  10. 10.

    Of the five major types of renal calculi, the commonest is:

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