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Struvite Stones

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Struvite stones are composed of mixtures of magnesium, ammonium, phosphate and calcium carbonate phosphate crystals.  These stones develop as a consequence of recurrent or chronic urinary tract infections.  Struvite stones can grow very large, forming a mineral cast (staghorn stone) that fills the urine collection space.