Nephrology - Chronic Kidney Disease (Pediatric/Paediatric)


Nephrology – Chronic Kidney Disease (Pediatric/Paediatric) Background 


Disease Etiology
The two most common causes of CKD in children are urologic abnormalities and glomerulopathies. Other causes are hereditary nephropathies and renal hypoplasia and dysplasia (1). Data from the North American Pediatric Renal Trial and Collaborative Studies (NAPRTCS) report the following etiology of end-stage renal disease for the almost 9,000 children in the registry (2):


Etiology of End Stage Renal Disease (2)


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