Doctors for Nephronophthisis in Arayappakkam, Kanchipuram
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Nephronophthisis is a disorder that affects the kidneys. It is characterized by inflammation and scarring (fibrosis) that impairs kidney function. These abnormalities lead to increased urine production (polyuria), excessive thirst (polydipsia), general weakness, and extreme tiredness (fatigue). In addition, affected individuals develop fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys, usually in an area known as the corticomedullary region. Another feature of nephronophthisis is a shortage of red blood cells, a condition known as anemia.
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?
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?
Nephronophthisis eventually leads to end-stage renal disease (ESRD), a life-threatening failure of kidney function that occurs when the kidneys are no longer able to filter fluids and waste products from the body effectively. Nephronophthisis can be classified by the approximate age at which ESRD begins: around age 1 (infantile), around age 13 (juvenile), and around age 19 (adolescent).