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What is Childhood nephrotic syndrome?

What is Childhood nephrotic syndrome?

  • Childhood nephrotic syndrome: Various kidney glomeruli conditions in children.

Childhood nephrotic syndrome: Introduction

Types of Childhood nephrotic syndrome:

Types of Childhood nephrotic syndrome:

Broader types of Childhood nephrotic syndrome:

Who gets Childhood nephrotic syndrome?

Patient Profile for Childhood nephrotic syndrome: Typically 1.5-8 years old, though any age possible

Profile for Childhood nephrotic syndrome: Childhood nephrotic syndrome can occur at any age but is most common between the ages of 1-1/2 and 8 years. It seems to affect boys more often than girls. (Source: excerpt from Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome: NIDDK)

How serious is Childhood nephrotic syndrome?

Prognosis of Childhood nephrotic syndrome: In children, 80 percent of nephrotic syndrome cases are caused by minimal change disease, which can be successfully treated with prednisone. (Source: excerpt from Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults: NIDDK)

What causes Childhood nephrotic syndrome?

Causes of Childhood nephrotic syndrome: see causes of Childhood nephrotic syndrome

What are the symptoms of Childhood nephrotic syndrome?

Symptoms of Childhood nephrotic syndrome: see symptoms of Childhood nephrotic syndrome

Childhood nephrotic syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Childhood nephrotic syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Childhood nephrotic syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Childhood nephrotic syndrome: Nephrologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Childhood nephrotic syndrome.
Treatments for Childhood nephrotic syndrome: see treatments for Childhood nephrotic syndrome
Research for Childhood nephrotic syndrome: see research for Childhood nephrotic syndrome

Organs Affected by Childhood nephrotic syndrome:

Organs and body systems related to Childhood nephrotic syndrome include:

Name of Childhood nephrotic syndrome

Main name of condition: Childhood nephrotic syndrome

Childhood nephrotic syndrome: Related Conditions

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