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Malignant ureteric obstruction relieved by dexamethasone.
  1. T. D. Walsh,
  2. T. S. West

    Abstract

    A case is described where dexamethasone relieved tumour-induced ureteric obstruction with improvement in the biochemical abnormalities and clinical features of post-renal failure. Such intervention is not always appropriate but may be of great value in symptom control. Because of this and similar applications, corticosteroids are finding increasing favour in the palliative care of patients with advanced cancer.

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