A virtuous diagnostic and therapeutic roadmap triggered by a motivated and skilful urinary sediment examination

G. Garigali, G. Marra, V. Rizzo, F. de Liso, A. Berrettini, M. Daudon, G. B. Fogazzi

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In this paper we describe how an accurate urinary sediment examination, which revealed the presence of a severe 2,8-dihydroxyadenine crystalluria, opened the way to an articulate and successful diagnostic and therapeutic roadmap for a rare and potentially severe renal disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-25
Number of pages3
JournalClinica Chimica Acta
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2019



  • 2,8- dihydroxyadenine
  • Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency
  • Crystalluria
  • Urinalysis
  • Urinary crystals
  • Urinary sediment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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