What Symptoms Will Occur in Children with FSGS
FSGS refers to an autoimmune disorder, in which parts of the kidney’s filtering units (glomeruli) became scarred. According to the statics, about 7%-15% children and teenagers will be affected by this disorder. Well, what symptoms will occur in children?
Protein in urine In normal case, useful substances like protein can be kept in the body. However, in FSGS, the impaired glomeruli fail to work adequately, as a result, protein will leak into urine, resulting proteinuria. If the quantity of protein is more than 3.5g/24h, it can be termed as massive proteinuria. Without effective control, it will progress into ESRD eventually.
Swelling As an obvious symptom of FSGS, swelling can be noticed around the eyelid, ankles, legs, etc. In serious condition, it can spread to other parts of the body, and patients may feel hard to breath.
Blood in urine About 50% people with FSGS can be detected with hematuria, comparatively speaking, microscopic hematuria is common than gross hematuria.
Except for the above symptoms, children can also have high blood pressure and renal insufficiency. Let us take HBP for example, it is normally slight but persistent, if left untreated, the illness condition will be worsen.
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