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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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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.