A common kidney disorder affecting children is Nephronophthisis and falls under the medullary cystic kidney disease category. In such kids, there would be larger volumes of urinary excretion and higher consumption of water too. Also, these kids could have extra-renal symptoms that include liver issues, food problems and also tapetoretinal degeneration.
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 usually occurs between the ages of 10 to 20.