Which symptoms may be early indications 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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Answer

Unexplained anemia or short stature is sometimes the only presentation in a child with chronic kidney disease (CKD). A high index of suspicion is required for early diagnosis.


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