Division of Nephrology Patient Stories
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Emein’s sickle cell disease has caused various complications, including nephrotic syndrome. Specialists work together to keep his quality of life high.
Nick, 12, is treated for nephrotic syndrome at the Division of Nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He takes ownership of his health.
Alixandria’s abnormal levels of hemoglobin and iron were a mystery until a kidney biopsy at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia revealed chronic kidney disease.
Mason was suffering from kidney failure and severe hypertension. Now he is growing and developing as he receives dialysis while awaiting a kidney transplant.
Christian has battled nephrotic syndrome since he was a baby. After using medication to keep his symptoms at bay, the teen now has normal kidney function.