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Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant

Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant: Introduction

Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant: A rare genetic kidney disease which can lead to kidney failure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant is available below.

Symptoms of Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant

Treatments for Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant

  • Treatment usually involves managing symptoms through measures such as salt supplements and maintaining adequate hydration. Progressive kidney deterioration may necessitate dialysis and a kidney transplant
  • Treatment of nephronopthisis is symptomatic as no therapy exists to prevent the progression to end stage renal failure. Management includes:
    • Aggressive management of high blood pressure - helps slow progression of renal disease. ACE (Angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors and ARB's (Angiotensin II receptor blockers) are considered first line therapy
    • Avoidance of medications that may contribute to further renal damage - NSAID's, IV contrast
    • Smoking cessation - people who continue to smoke progress to end stage renal failure sooner
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Causes of Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant

  • The genetic condition is inherited in an autosomal dominant manner
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Definitions of Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant as a "rare disease".
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More information about Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant

  1. Nephronophthisis, autosomal dominant: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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