Related Conditions and Treatments
Addison’s disease is a rare disease in which the adrenal glands aren’t functioning properly, causing a hormonal disorder.
Diamond Blackfan anemia is a rare genetic blood disorder that occurs when the bone marrow fails to make red blood cells.
Glomerulonephritis is kidney disease where small structures in the kidneys become inflamed and impair the kidney's ability to filter urine.
Hematuria is blood found in your child's urine.
Horseshoe kidney is a condition in which the kidneys are fused together at the lower end or base.
Hydronephrosis isn’t a specific diagnosis. Instead, it’s a finding that shows that urine is overfilling the kidney.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) refers to how hard the blood is pushing against the walls of the artery through which it flows — not how quickly it flows.
Kidney failure refers to damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function.
A kidney transplant is an operation performed to replace an end-stage kidney with a healthy one.
Malignant Rhabdoid Tumor
A malignant rhabdoid tumor is a rare childhood tumor that commonly starts in the kidneys but also can occur in other soft tissues or in the brain.
Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney
Multicystic dysplastic kidney is a condition in which the kidney has been essentially replaced by multiple cysts.
Myocarditis and Pericarditis
Myocarditis and pericarditis are inflammatory conditions that affect the heart.
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent ductus arteriosus is a congenital heart condition where there is a persistent connection between the pulmonary artery and the aorta.
Polycystic Kidney Disease
Syncope is the medical term for fainting. It’s a temporary loss of consciousness that occurs when not enough blood goes to the brain.
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)
Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare genetic condition that causes tumors to grow in many different organs of the body.
Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects females who have a missing or incomplete X chromosome.
Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR)
Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is the result of abnormal formation of the normal valve between the kidney and bladder.
Wilms tumor is a cancerous tumor in the cells of the kidney.