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Table 5 Overall identification of the constituents of urinary stones and their nuclei according to gender

From: Morpho-constitutional analysis of urinary stones from patients with urolithiasis in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Constituents Overall composition Nucleus composition
Female n = 37 (%) Male n = 95 (%) Female n = 37 (%) Male n = 95 (%)
Oxalate calcium
 Whewellite 37(100.0) 92(96.8) 35(94.5) 86(90.5)
 Weddellite 17(45.9) 42(44.2) 7(18.9) 18(18.9)
Phosphate
 Carbapatite 32(86.5) 74(77.9) 27(72.9) 65(68.4)
 PACC 6(16.2) 19(20.0) 4(10.8) 12(12.6)
 OCP 0(0.0) 1(1.1) 0(0.0) 1(1.0)
 Struvite 10(27.0) 18(17.6) 5(13.5) 7(7.4)
 Newbéryite 0(0.0) 1(1.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
 Whitlockite 5(13.5) 11(11.6) 3(8.1) 8(8.4)
Purines
 Anhydrous uric acid 1(2.7) 16(16.8) 1(2.7) 12(12.6)
 Ac. uric acid dihydrate 1(2.7) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
 Ammonium urate 7(18.9) 24(25.3) 5(13.5) 11(11.6)
 Unidentified urate 1(2.7) 0(0.0) 0(0.0) 0(0.0)
 Cystine 0(0.0) 1(1.0) 0(0.0) 1(1.0)
Others
 Proteins 36(97.3) 91(95.8) 34(91.9) 84(88.4)
 Mucopolysaccharides 15(40.5) 40(42.1) 13(35.1) 36(37.9)
 Triglycérides 7(18.9) 13(13.7) 6(16.2) 12(12.6)
 Urinary catheter 0(0.0) 2(2.1) 0(0.0) 2(2.1)
  1. PACC: Amorphous carbonate calcium phosphate; OCP: octocalcium phosphate pentahydrate