Nephrocalcinosis and nephrolithiasis in infants with congestive heart failure treated with furosemide.

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Nephrocalcinosis and nephrolithiasis developed in five children after furosemide therapy for congestive heart failure. In four children renal calcifications were detected by ultrasonography and in one by autopsy. Discontinuation of the loop diuretic in three children resulted in resolution of the calcifications in two of the patients. Residual renal… (More)

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@article{Alon1994NephrocalcinosisAN, title={Nephrocalcinosis and nephrolithiasis in infants with congestive heart failure treated with furosemide.}, author={U. Alon and Daniel Scagliotti and Robert E. Garola}, journal={The Journal of pediatrics}, year={1994}, volume={125 1}, pages={149-51} }