Thiazide therapy for ACTH-induced hypercalciuria and nephrolithiasis.

  title={Thiazide therapy for ACTH-induced hypercalciuria and nephrolithiasis.},
  author={Ze'ev Katzir and Yigal Shvil and Ezekiel H. Landau and Mordecai M. Popovtzer},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={81 3},
A one-year-old boy presented with hypercalciuria and nephrolithiasis following a course of ACTH therapy for infantile spasms. After a successful cystolithotripsy, therapy with chlorothiazide was followed by regression of the hypercalciuria within 42 months. Neither nephrolithiasis nor nephrocalcinosis recurred. Therapy with thiazides to prevent… CONTINUE READING