What causes pediatric nephrotic syndrome?

Updated: Mar 04, 2020
  • Author: Jerome C Lane, MD; Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Causes of INS include the following:

Causes of genetic or congenital nephrotic syndrome include the following:

  • Finnish-type congenital nephrotic syndrome (NPHS1, nephrin)

  • Denys-Drash syndrome (WT1)

  • Frasier syndrome (WT1)

  • Diffuse mesangial sclerosis (WT1, PLCE1)

  • Autosomal recessive, familial FSGS (NPHS2, podocin)

  • Autosomal dominant, familial FSGS (ACTN4, α-actinin-4, TRPC6)

  • Pierson syndrome (LAMB2)

  • Schimke immuno-osseous dysplasia (SMARCAL1)

  • Galloway-Mowat syndrome

Infections that can cause secondary nephrotic syndrome include the following:

Drugs that can cause secondary nephrotic syndrome include the following:

Systemic diseases that can cause secondary nephrotic syndrome include the following:


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