Struvite

Struvite formation is a common but treatable form of bladder grit. The stones are visible on an X-ray. In struvite formation, several causes often play a role. Some factors that can contribute to the precipitation of struvite crystals are:

  • Urine with a high concentration of minerals
  • The presence of struvite crystals and
  • A pH value of the urine higher than 7
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