Effect of triamcinolone acetonide on the development of the pulmonary airways in the fetal rat.

Abstract

Triamcinolone acetonide (TAC) has a potent teratogenic effect on various mammalian fetal tissues as well as a steroid effect on the lung. Less well documented is the fact that it produces profound oligohydramnios. We wished to determine what effect TAC would have on branching morphogenesis and other aspects of lung development, using an in vivo model… (More)

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