Ceftriaxone-associated biliary pseudolithiasis in children

  title={Ceftriaxone-associated biliary pseudolithiasis in children},
  author={{\"O}zkan Herek and Emre Pakdemirli and N Kocer},
  journal={European Radiology},
PURPOSE Ceftriaxone is known to induce reversible precipitations, known as pseudolithiasis, in the gallbladder and urinary tract. The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence and predisposing factors that contribute to this side effect. METHODS A prospective study was conducted in 156 children admitted for the treatment of various infections with different daily ceftriaxone doses (50 mg/kg, 75 mg/kg, and 100 mg/kg). Sonographic examinations of the gallbladder and urinary tract were… CONTINUE READING