This is a rectal affliction that refers to the growth of stones in the kidneys. This stone is born due to a concentration of various kinds of toxins and material including mineral salts. This leads to symptoms like irritation in the surrounding tissue, stones in the urinary bladder, infections in the kidneys and swelling or inflammation of the kidneys as well.
HOW IS CALCULUS DIAGNOSED?
A dentists diagnoses dental calculus by examining the teeth and checking the clinical manifestations
HOW IS CALCULUS TREATED?
General surgeons may recommend surgical removal of stones that are of large size and causing inflammation. Calculus that is small sized can be dissolved through medication. Another treatment method is the extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.
DID YOU KNOW?
The earliest surgery that was performed to remove stones was performed in the 6th Century BC as per Sushruta Samhita