It is a condition that is caused by many kidney diseases, which is
leads to damage of the filtering units of the kidney. It is actually a set of
symptoms, and not a disease in itself.
TYPES OF NEPHROTIC SYNDROME:
1- Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome:
It is most common in children. Idiopathic means that the cause of the
disease is unknown. The minimal-change nephrotic syndrome
( MCNS )is the
most common type of it. Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome is found in boys more than
2- Congenital nephrotic syndrome:
It is one of the rare forms of nephrotic syndrome that is found in new
born babies. It is an inherited disorder. The babies who have this
syndrome have lower
weight than the normal.