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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:
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