Nephrocalcinosis in children: a retrospective survey. Members of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für pädiatrische Nephrologie.

@article{Rnnefarth2000NephrocalcinosisIC,
  title={Nephrocalcinosis in children: a retrospective survey. Members of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft f{\"u}r p{\"a}diatrische Nephrologie.},
  author={Gabriele R{\"o}nnefarth and Joachim Misselwitz},
  journal={Pediatric nephrology},
  year={2000},
  volume={14 10-11},
  pages={1016-21}
}
We carried out a retrospective survey on 152 children and adolescents with nephrocalcinosis (NC) in 22 German centers of pediatric nephrology. Etiology, clinical manifestations, growth and development, sonographic appearance of NC and renal function were analyzed. The median age at the time of diagnosis was 3.3 (range 0.1-21) years and the median duration of follow-up was 4.1 years. In 34% of children NC was associated with idiopathic hypercalciuria (IHC) and in 32% with various hereditary… CONTINUE READING
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