The Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) at Riley Hospital for Children and IU Health Methodist Hospital are putting visitor restrictions in place starting Monday, Nov. 18th. Only visits by parents plus four designated adults identified by the parents will be allowed on the NICU floor.
Siblings and children under 18 will not be permitted. These restrictions minimize risk of infection to patients already at risk and will be in place through spring 2020.
Childhood nephrotic syndrome is not a specific condition but rather a group of symptoms that indicate kidney damage, particularly to the glomeruli (tiny filters in the kidneys that clean the blood).
Symptoms related to childhood nephrotic syndrome that indicate kidney damage include:
If your child has symptoms of nephrotic syndrome, his or her doctor may use the following exams and tests to help make a diagnosis:
Treatment for childhood nephrotic syndrome includes:
Visit the trusted websites below to learn more about nephrotic syndrome.
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