Bone status of children aged 5–8 years, treated with dexamethasone for chronic lung disease of prematurity

J A Eelloo, S A Roberts, A J B Emmerson, K A Ward, J E Adams, M Z Mughal 

From this study, it appears that dexamethasone treatment in the neonatal period causes impairment of mineralisation which persists into childhood.

Archives of Disease in Childhood, 2008, 93, F222-F224

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