PMID: 41490Oct 1, 1979

Dissolution of bilateral staghorn cystine renal calculi

Archives of Disease in Childhood
G R Van Dugteren, J Wiggelinkhuizen


Bilateral staghorn renal calculi in a 7-year-old girl with cystinuria were dissolved over a period of 6 months, using a high fluid intake, urinary alkalinisation, and D-penicillamine. Even in children with extensive cystine urolithiasis, medical management may avert the need for surgery.


Feb 1, 1977·Postgraduate Medical Journal·M H Lloyd, P E Belchetz
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Jan 1, 1988·Critical Reviews in Clinical Laboratory Sciences·R D Feld

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