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Kidney Disease in Children Series
Kidney Disease in Children is a series of fact sheets developed by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health. These fact sheets introduce the major causes of kidney disease and kidney failure in children, provide detailed explanations of the treatment options, and discuss complications of kidney disease and its treatment.
|Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome
Describes the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of nephrotic syndrome in children for parents and caregivers.
PDF Version (646 KB) *
|Facing the Challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children
Describes the psychosocial impact chronic kidney disease can have on children and their families.
PDF Version (323 KB) *
|Growth Failure in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease
Describes growth failure in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Discusses how CKD affects the child and the available treatment options for parents and caregivers.
PDF Version (1,612 KB) *
|Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children
Describes the cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of hemolytic uremic syndrome in children for parents and caregivers.
PDF Version (585 KB) *
|Overview of Kidney Disease in Children
Describes the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic kidney diseases and kidney failure in children.
PDF Version (913 KB) *
|Treatment Methods for Kidney Failure in Children
Describes the treatment options for children with kidney failure, including transplantation, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis.
PDF Version (1,335 KB) *
Page last updated September 24, 2014