Category: Nephrotic syndrome

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Testing for and diagnosing nephrotic syndrome in children

Nephrotic syndrome explained: Nephrotic syndrome is a condition which affects the kidneys and the miniscule filtering system within it, called the nephrons. There is damage to these structures as a result of various reasons, and mostly in children the cause remains unknown, also known as idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. As a result of this damage, the

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Nephrotic syndrome in childhood

Nephrotic syndrome is a disease of the kidneys which occurs in childhood. It is often called nephrosis or minimal change disease, and is a disease which is characterized by increased leakage of proteins from the body in the urine. This results in increased levels of protein present in the urine and low levels of protein

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Excellent review on Nephrotic syndrome

Current issue of CJASN has an excellent review on Nephrotic syndrome written by Dr Emma and his team. It’s a must read for all pediatricians and fellows in nephrology! Minimal change disease (MCD) is a major cause of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (NS), characterized by intense proteinuria leading to edema and intravascular volume depletion. Image Source

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Melanonychia following cyclophosphamide therapy

Today, our colleagues from PGIMER Chandigarh publish in Kidney International, an excellent clinical sign- Melanonychia following cyclophosphamide therapy.