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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 Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome
Describes the symptoms of and treatments for nephrotic syndrome in children. Includes a discussion of minimal change disease and steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome.
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Facing the Challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Facing the Challenges of Chronic Kidney Disease in Children
Describes the psychosocial impact chronic kidney disease can have on children and their families.
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Growth Failure in Children With Kidney Disease Growth Failure in Children With Kidney Disease
Explains the problems that can be caused by kidney disease and describes the therapies available to minimize those problems.
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Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome in Children
Explains how the condition develops after E. coli infection in the digestive tract and describes the treatments available.
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Overview of Kidney Disease in Children Overview of Kidney Disease in Children
Describes the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic kidney diseases and kidney failure in children.
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Treatment Methods for Kidney Failure in Children Treatment Methods for Kidney Failure in Children
Describes the treatment options for children with kidney failure, including transplantation, peritoneal dialysis, and hemodialysis.
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Page last updated March 12, 2014


 

The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

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