Renal Calculus Incidence
Facts about kidney stone:
- About 1 out of 10 people in the US will suffer from kidney stones at some point in their life.
- About 2 million people suffer from kidney stones each year in the US.
- Kidney stones are twice as common in men.
- The most common type of kidney stone is made of calcium.
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