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Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrology provides diagnosis and treatment for infants, children and adolescents with diseases of the kidney and lower urinary tract. This includes children with fluid electrolyte imbalances of unknown etiology, acute renal failure and end stage renal disease who require dialysis.

In cooperation with the transplant center staff at University of Michigan or Wayne State University, Pediatric Nephrology at Sparrow also monitors children who are in need of transplant.

Sparrow also provides services for counseling and followup for families of pediatric patients with urinary tract anomalies diagnosed pre- and post-natally.

Common diagnoses seen are:

  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Renal Failure
  • Collagen Vascular Disease
    • Henoch Schoenkein Purpura
    • Lupus Nephritis
    • Wegener Vasculitis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Dialysis
  • Enuresis
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Hematuria/Proteinuria
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Reflux Nephropathy
  • Renal Transplant
  • Renal Tubular Acidosis
  • Urinary Tract Infections

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