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The influence of prenatal dexamethasone treatment on urinary excretion of adrenocortical steroids in newborns.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9686811     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
CONCLUSIONS: Heterogeneity in the fetal adrenal response to maternal dexamethasone treatment was confirmed. Suppression of fetal adrenals, especially within the fetal adrenal zone, can be observed in some babies born healthy until at least 1 week after birth.
Authors:
E M Małunowicz; M Ginalska-Malinowska; T E Romer; K Bal
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  157     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1998 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-22     Completed Date:  1998-09-22     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  539-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, The Children's Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Hyperplasia, Congenital* / prevention & control*
Dexamethasone / therapeutic use*
Female
Fetal Diseases / drug therapy*
Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use*
Humans
Hydroxycorticosteroids / urine*
Infant, Newborn
Male
Pregnancy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glucocorticoids; 0/Hydroxycorticosteroids; 50-02-2/Dexamethasone

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