Nephrotic Syndrome in Children Patient Stories
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New Onset Nephrotic Syndrome: Nolan’s Story
3 year old Nolan’s leg pain and swelling of his eyes and stomach led to a diagnosis of nephrotic syndrome, now managed by immunosuppression.
Nephrotic Syndrome: Emein's Story
Emein’s sickle cell disease has caused various complications, including nephrotic syndrome. Specialists work together to keep his quality of life high.
Medical Management of Nephrotic Syndrome: Harper's Story
Harper was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome. After treatment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, he is now in remission for his longest stretch yet.
Nephrotic Syndrome: Nick’s Story
Nick, 12, is treated for nephrotic syndrome at the Division of Nephrology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He takes ownership of his health.
Medical Management of Nephrotic Syndrome: Christian’s Story
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.
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.