Division of Nephrology Patient Stories

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Nephrotic Syndrome: Denim’s Story


After being treated for nephrotic syndrome, Denim has turned the challenges of managing a chronic kidney disease into an opportunity to help others.

Hydronephrosis: Maddie's Story

Maddie smiling

After an unexpected diagnosis of hydronephrosis at 17, Maddie had surgery to remove her kidney at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Pediatric Kidney Stones: Farrah’s Story

Farrah Kidney Stone Patient

When 10-year-old Farrah’s parents took her to the Emergency Department for stomach pain, high fever and nausea, they didn't expect to learn that she had kidney stones.