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Glomerulonephritis is a type of kidney disease that involves the glomeruli.
Renal failure refers to temporary or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function. There are two different types of renal failure—acute and chronic.
Diseases of the kidneys often produce temporary or permanent changes to the small functional structures and vessels inside the kidney.
Hemodialysis is performed in a dialysis center or hospital by trained health care professionals.
HUS is a rare condition that can lead to kidney failure in children. Kidney failure develops as a result of destruction of the small, functional structures and vessels inside the kidney.
The type of nephrotic syndrome that is most common in children is called idiopathic nephrotic syndrome.
Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts filled with fluid in the kidneys.