Most commonly it is composed of a lithic acid or mulberry nucleus, and an external crust of the fusible calculus.
I have also seen it connected, as lithic acid frequently is, with a tendency to cutaneous disease.
It has been used as a solvent for lithic calculi, and in gout, &c.—Dose, 15 to 30 gr.
Alkalies are thus of use in a tendency to lithic acid deposit.
The deposits ...