Doctors for Nephronophthisis in Mallige Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Nephrolithiasis is derived from the Greek name : nephros (kidney) lithos (stone).
Nephronophthisis is a genetic disorder that mainly affects children. Nephronophthisis is categorized as a medullary cystic kidney disease. Nephronophthisis is a type of ciliopathy with an incidence of 1 in 50,000 births in the United States. Infantile, juvenile and adolescent forms of Nephronophthisis have been identified so far. Symptoms are:
• Liver problems
• Cone shaped epiphysis
HOW IS NEPHRONOPHTHISIS DIAGNOSED?
A Nephrologists/General Physician diagnoses Nephrolithiasis by conducting a renal ultrasound and by examining the medical history of the family.
HOW IS NEPHRONOPHTHISIS TREATED?
Nephronophthisis can be managed by regulating the el+C57 Electrolyte levels. Apart from this, related conditions like anemia and hypertension also need to be treated. Nephronophthisis is the leading monogenic cause of end-stage renal disease.
DID YOU KNOW?
The condition is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder that is rare yet the most common cause of kidney failure in children.