What are the sexual predilections of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in children?

Updated: Jul 21, 2020
  • Author: Sanjeev Gulati, MD, MBBS, DNB(Peds), DM, DNB(Neph), FIPN(Australia), FICN, FRCPC(Canada); Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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In the United States, the incidence and rate of progression to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) are equal in both sexes, although obstructive uropathies are more common in males.


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