Transient acute renal failure in the neonate.

  title={Transient acute renal failure in the neonate.},
  author={J A Salisz and Evan J Kass and Armand Cacciarelli},
  volume={41 2},
We have observed a transient renal insufficiency in newborns associated with ultrasonographic finding of hyperechoic renal pyramids. This condition rapidly resolves, coinciding with both normalization of the renal ultrasound and the occurrence of significant proteinuria. Others have recognized a similar state of oliguria and cylindruria associated with a prolonged nephrogram on intravenous urography in newborns. There is evidence to suggest that hyaline cast deposition within the collecting… CONTINUE READING