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Fanconi's syndrome

Fanconi's syndrome: Introduction

A rare condition where malfunction of the proximal tubes of the kidney causes the kidneys to excrete substances like glucose, amino acids and phosphate into the urine instead of allowing it to be reabsorbed back into the bloodstream. Fanconi's syndrome may be hereditary or can be caused by conditions such as Vitamin D deficiency and amyloidosis. ...more »

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Treatments for Fanconi's syndrome

  • Treatment of Fanconi's syndrome varies depending upon the underlying cause Treatments include:
    • Prevention and management of dehydration with access to water, and oral or intravenous rehydration solutions
    • Identification and treatment of the underlying condition eg Wilson's disease, cystinosis
    • Alkali therapy to correct metabolic acidosis
    • Electrolyte replacement as required
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