Doctors for Nephronophthisis in Median Road, 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?
Diagnosis is done by a GP who would do a urine test along with an ultrasound or even scan to check for these abnormalities.
HOW IS NEPHRONOPHTHISIS TREATED?
The treatment of this condition can be done via-improvement of any electrolyte imbalance, as well as, hypertension and anemia treatment as the individual's condition permits.
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.