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Diseases » Nephronophthisis 2 » Summary
 

What is Nephronophthisis 2?

What is Nephronophthisis 2?

  • Nephronophthisis 2: A genetic kidney disorder which causes kidney failure during childhood. Other problems such as underdeveloped lungs may also be associated with the condition. Type 2 is caused by a defect in the inversin gene.

Nephronophthisis 2: Introduction

Types of Nephronophthisis 2:

Broader types of Nephronophthisis 2:

How serious is Nephronophthisis 2?

Prognosis of Nephronophthisis 2: Kidney failure can occur within the first few months of life in some cases. Progression of the kidney disease is rapid.
Complications of Nephronophthisis 2: see complications of Nephronophthisis 2

What causes Nephronophthisis 2?

Causes of Nephronophthisis 2: see causes of Nephronophthisis 2

What are the symptoms of Nephronophthisis 2?

Symptoms of Nephronophthisis 2: see symptoms of Nephronophthisis 2

Complications of Nephronophthisis 2: see complications of Nephronophthisis 2

Onset of Nephronophthisis 2: early onset - before birth or within the first few years of life usually.

Nephronophthisis 2: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nephronophthisis 2.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nephronophthisis 2.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Nephronophthisis 2: see treatments for Nephronophthisis 2

Name and Aliases of Nephronophthisis 2

Main name of condition: Nephronophthisis 2

Other names or spellings for Nephronophthisis 2:

NPHP2, NPH2, Infantile Nephronophthisis

 

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