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Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome

Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome: Introduction

Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome: The most common form of the nephrotic syndrome in children is called minimal change disease. Doctors do not know what causes it. The condition ... more about Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome.

Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome: A rare kidney disorder which has no apparent cause. The filtering structures of the kidneys are only slightly damaged and appear to be almost normal. Progression to kidney failure is very rare. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome is available below.

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The most common form of the nephrotic syndrome in children is called minimal change disease. Doctors do not know what causes it. The condition is called minimal change disease because children with this form of the nephrotic syndrome have normal or nearly normal biopsies. (Source: excerpt from Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome: NIDDK)

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Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome, or a subtype of Idiopathic minimal change nephrotic syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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