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2012/06/01

What are the common kidney diseases seen in children?

June 1, 2012 is annual International Children's Day, here i wish all the children in the world have a happy and pleasant festival! But, have you ever thought that there are some children who are now just suffering the kidney diseases? In the following let's take a look at what are the common kidney diseases mostly often seen in children.
Kidney Diseases in children mainly include the primary and secondary kidney diseases. For the primary kidney diseases, they mainly include Nephrotic Syndrome, Acute Nephritis, Chronic Nephritis, Drawablitiy Nephritis. At present, most of the kidney diseases are induced by infectious diseases, especially by the streptococcus infection.
Secondary kidney diseases in children mainly include the Purpura Nephritis, Lupus Nephritis, and Hepatitis B-related Nephritis, etc.
There were also kidney diseases such as Hereditary Nephritis and Congennital Nephritis. The former one has a certain relation with the genetic factor, but some children have the kidney damage until they get to a certain age. The later one often attacks at an early age, usually three and four months after born. So a thorough body checkups for the newly born children, including kidney's B ultrasound are often helpful to find the potential diseases at an early time.
The misuse of medicines is also one of the reasons that induce kidney diseases. For example, the abuse of some chemical medicines, such as antibiotics,may induce the drug-induced kidney damage in children.

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