A calculus (plural calculi), often called a stone, is a concretion of material, usually mineral salts, that forms in an organ or duct of the body. Small sized calculi remain completely asymptomatic and are poorly localised by conventional radiographic techniques unless they become large.
Key words: Staghorn, Sialolith, struvite, xanthine, Uric acid, Gall stone, Phlebolith.
Received: 18 April 2018 Accepted: 29 May 2018
Corresponding author: Dr. Karthik R, Reader, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vinayaka Missions Sankarachariyar Dental College, Salem,Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation (Deemed to be University), Tamil Nadu, India
This article may be cited as: R Karthik, N Mohan, PT Ravikumar, Fenn SM, Kumar. Calculi – A Review. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2018;6(7):12-16.