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Kidney stones are one of the most common urinary tract disorders, affecting between 4 and 8% of the Australian population at any given time.

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Kidney stones, also known as renal calculi, are crystallised masses formed by salts in the urine, They range in size from as small as a grain of sand to more than 20 mm, and in some cases, may even be as large as a golf ball. About 1 in 10 men and 1 in 35 women will develop a kidney stone during their lifetime.

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