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A 45-year-old female asked:

What causes "crystals" in the urine of a 5.5yo girl? not a uti, doc said "crystals".

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
URINE CRYSTALS: Some crystals in the urine are not normally found especially in a 5 year old. They usually repeat ua to make sure about that. Otherwise DX workup has to be done.
Last updated Jun 10, 2014


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