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The ICF is continuously developing educational resources related to cystinuria. Whether you are a newcomer or a veteran brushing up on your facts, give these resources a look and then head over to the community forums to discuss your findings with other cystinurics worldwide!
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Articles by physicians, researchers, and staff exclusively for ICF community education.
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Articles by physicians, researchers, and staff exclusively for ICF community education.
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Articles by physicians, researchers, and staff exclusively for ICF community education.
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Articles by physicians, researchers, and staff exclusively for ICF community education.
What is cystinuria?
Cystinuria is an inherited defect that prevents the body’s retention of certain amino acids from excretory pathways. The clinical effect of cystinuria occurs in the urinary tract where these amino acids collect in concentrations that are much higher than normal. As a result, one of these amino acids named “cystine” has a high potential for forming solid crystals which group together to form rock hard cystine kidney stones.
Technical questions? Just Ask!
ICF forum members are encouraged to post their technical questions in the Ask the Medical Panel section. Foundation Director and Cystinuria expert David Goldfarb, MD addresses these topics, and has provided a wealth of technical resources. Use the search function to seek topics of interest, or start your own discussion!
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