Urinary tract stone

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Author: Mikael Häggström [note 1]
When sent to the pathology department, these are generally sent for stone analysis to determine the chemical composition.

Gross processing

Abide by local practices for what container to use and where to leave stone specimens. Generally submit the entire specimen, or as much as you can conveniently fit in the container.

Example report:

The specimen is received dry and consists of __ irregular fragment(s) of {{tan}} calculus measuring up to __ cm in maximum dimension. The entire specimen is submitted for spectrographic analysis.


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