Bone alterations in children with idiopathic hypercalciuria at the time of diagnosis

  title={Bone alterations in children with idiopathic hypercalciuria at the time of diagnosis},
  author={Maria-Goretti Moreira Guimar{\~a}es Penido and Eleonora Moreira Lima and Viviane Santuari Parizotto Marino and Ana-Luiza Fialho Tupinamb{\'a} and Anderson França and Marcelo Ferraz de Oliveira Souto},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Some children with idiopathic hypercalciuria (IH) develop bone alterations at some stage of the disease. The aims of this study were to evaluate bone mass in 88 children with IH (G1) at the time of diagnosis and to compare the findings with data for a control group of 29 normal children (G2). Kidney and bone metabolism markers were measured in both groups, and bone densitometry was performed. Serum alkaline phosphatase, intact parathyroid hormone, urinary calcium and uric acid were… CONTINUE READING


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