Renal calcification: a complication of dexamethasone therapy in preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

@article{Kamitsuka1995RenalCA,
  title={Renal calcification: a complication of dexamethasone therapy in preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia.},
  author={MichaelD. Kamitsuka and Michael A Williams and David A. Nyberg and Martin R. Cowie and David Lin Lee and Durlin E. Hickok},
  journal={Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association},
  year={1995},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={
          359-63
        }
}
We have previously reported a case study in which renal calcification formation may have been a complication of dexamethasone exposure in an infant with bronchopulmonary dsyplasia. To determine whether dexamethasone is associated with renal calcification formation, we conducted a prospective, nonrandomized study of 36 infants < 30 weeks' gestation and weighing < 1250 gm treated with dexamethasone because of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and compared them with a group not receiving dexamethasone… CONTINUE READING

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