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Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about causes, symptoms and diagnosis for a variety of conditions, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National.
Learn about various kidney conditions and diseases, transplantation and dialysis treatments.
Glomerulonephritis is a type of kidney disease where the blood vessels become inflamed. Learn more about this condition.
Kidney disease (renal failure) is short-term or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function. Learn more about this condition in children.
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.
Nephrotic syndrome is a problem where too much protein called albumin is released from the body into the urine. Learn more about this condition.
Polycystic kidney disease is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts filled with fluid in the kidneys.
Our specialists provide expert care for children with renal vascular disease. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments.
Gabriella was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome, which meant her kidneys were leaking protein.
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