Nephrocalcinosis in children: a retrospective multi-centre study.

  title={Nephrocalcinosis in children: a retrospective multi-centre study.},
  author={Anita Ammenti and Alessandra Pelizzoni and Milvia Cecconi and Pier Paolo Molinari and Giovanni Montini},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={98 10},
AIM To review the data of children with NC and to analyse aetiology, clinical manifestations, growth and renal function at presentation; to relate growth and renal function to changes in NC in patients with a follow-up of at least 12 months. METHODS Data of 41 children from four institutions were gathered retrospectively. RESULTS Presenting symptoms were failure to thrive in the first year of life (41%), urinary tract infections, bladder voiding dysfunction or abdominal pain (17%) and… CONTINUE READING


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