Cystinuria is a genetic disease characterized by formation of stones made of amino acids to form in the kidney, urinary bladder and other parts of the renal tract. Certain genes which makes a certain type of transporter protein, on being mutated cause this condition. Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and bloody urine are some of the apparent symptoms. the most commonly used method of diagnosis is Urinalysis. Complications include severe infection of the urinary tract.
HOW IS CYSTINURIA DIAGNOSED?
The chief aim of the treatment is to prevent the formation of cystine stones.