Doctors for Nephronophthisis in Itigatti Village, Hubli-Dharwad
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Nephronophthisis is a genetic disorder of the kidneys which affects children, and Nephronophthisis is inherited it is the most common genetic cause of childhood kidney failure. Nephronophthisis is characterized by fibrosis and the formation of cysts in the kidney and this condition eventually leads to terminal kidney failure. Some of the common signs of Nephronophthisis include eye disorders, liver disorders, and intellectual disability, high blood pressure, nausea and weakness.
HOW IS NEPHRONOPHTHISIS DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of the condition is done by a renal ultrasound. The doctor may also look at family medical history to derive at a treatment plan.
HOW IS NEPHRONOPHTHISIS TREATED?
The treatment of Nephronophthisis involves controlling the high blood pressure, and prescribing nutritional supplements. In case of kidney failure, dialysis or kidney transplantation is needed.
DID YOU KNOW?
This disease happens in children of both sexes and is one of the leading causes of end-stage renal disease, which in the long run could be fatal.