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Suggest treatment for congenital nephrotic syndrome

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Dr. Sumanth Amperayani

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Posted on Tue, 8 Sep 2015 in Kidney Conditions
Question: My daughter is 3mnths old and is diagnosed with neuphrotic syndrome. Second level test for elector microscopy is under process , what are the chances of getting her treated and geting back to normal life.
She has lost cotiocomedulluray differentiataion as well currently on peretonial dialysis
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Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Suggestion on prognosis of congenital nephrotic syndrome

Detailed Answer:
Hi....by what you quote I assume that your kid is having a condition called congenital nephrotic syndrome.

As the kid is already on peritoneal dialysis, she will require kidney transplant expeditiously.

As you have asked for prognosis specifically, I am being XXXXXXX with you. I am extremely sorry -

This disorder often leads to infection, malnutrition, and kidney failure.
It can lead to death by age 5, and children may die within the first year.
Congenital nephrotic syndrome may be controlled in some cases with early and aggressive treatment, including an early kidney transplant.

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
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