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What is Juvenile nephronophthisis?

What is Juvenile nephronophthisis?

  • Juvenile nephronophthisis: A rare inherited kidney disorder characterized by formation of cysts inside the kidney, kidney fibrosis and tubular atrophy which leads to progressive kidney failure.

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

Juvenile nephronophthisis: Introduction

Types of Juvenile nephronophthisis:

Broader types of Juvenile nephronophthisis:

What causes Juvenile nephronophthisis?

Causes of Juvenile nephronophthisis: see causes of Juvenile nephronophthisis

What are the symptoms of Juvenile nephronophthisis?

Symptoms of Juvenile nephronophthisis: see symptoms of Juvenile nephronophthisis

Onset of Juvenile nephronophthisis: usually 4 years of age

Can anyone else get Juvenile nephronophthisis?

More information: see contagiousness of Juvenile nephronophthisis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Juvenile nephronophthisis

Juvenile nephronophthisis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Juvenile nephronophthisis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Juvenile nephronophthisis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Juvenile nephronophthisis: Nephrologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Juvenile nephronophthisis.
Treatments for Juvenile nephronophthisis: see treatments for Juvenile nephronophthisis
Research for Juvenile nephronophthisis: see research for Juvenile nephronophthisis

Name and Aliases of Juvenile nephronophthisis

Main name of condition: Juvenile nephronophthisis

Other names or spellings for Juvenile nephronophthisis:

Type 1 nephronophthisis, NPH1, NPHP1, Nephronophthisis, familial juvenile, Nephronophthisis 1

NPH1, NPHP1, Nephronophthisis 1, Nephronophthisis, familial juvenile, Type 1 nephronophthisis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Juvenile nephronophthisis: Related Conditions

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