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A Case of Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1988;31(5):627-634.
Published online May 31, 1988.
A Case of Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome.
Choong Sun Kang1, Chang Hee Hwang1, Pyung Kil Kim1, Hyeon Joo Jeong2, In Joon Choi2, Jung Hye Choi3
1Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
2Department of Pathology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
3Department of Pediatrics, Incheon Christian Hospital, Incheon, Korea
선천성 신증후군 (미세변화형 ) 1 례
강충선1, 황창희1, 김병길1, 정현주2, 최인준2, 최정혜3
1연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2연세대학교 의과대학 병리학교실
3인천기독병원 소아과
Received: 4 December 1987   • Accepted: 31 December 1987
Congenital nephrotic syndrome is an uncommon disorder, which is caused by a heterogenous group of renal diseases with variable etiology and natural history. It may be inherited, sporadic, acquird or a part of a general malformation syndrome. This disorder has no single or pathological feature for pathognomonic finding, and there is no ultimate curative treatment except renal transplantation. We experienced a case of congenital nephrotic syndrome in a 4 month old boy who was admitted due to generalized edema and periorbital edema. The boy was diagnosed as congenital nephrotic syndrome, which was confirmed by clinical manifestations, laboratory data, and pathologic findings. This case is discussed with a review of the literature associated with congenital nephrotic syndrome.
Key Words: Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome, Minimal change

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