Frusemide-induced nephrocalcinosis in very low birth weight infants
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- Kenney, I.J., Aiken, C.G. & Lenney, W. Pediatr Radiol (1988) 18: 323. doi:10.1007/BF02389002
Three very low birth weight infants, treated with frusemide for broncho-pulmonary dysplasia are described. They all developed medullary nephrocalcinosis identifiable by real time ultrasound. The sonographic findings of diffuse medullary hyper-echogenicity appears to be specific for nephrocalcinosis.