International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Pediatrics | India | Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019

Nephrotic Syndrome in a Child Suffering from Tetralogy of Fallot: A Rare Association

Dr. Vatti Rajeswari

Abstract: Nephrotic syndrome is an uncommon complication of tetralogy of Fallot and has been rarely reported in pediatric population. We describe a 5-year-old female child who was referred for investigation for persistent dyspnea, edema, and cyanosis and nephrotic range proteinuria. Our patient presented with a tetralogy of Fallot and nephrotic syndrome. Conclusion. This case reminds us that children with tetralogy of Fallot may develop nephrotic proteinuria.

Keywords: nephrotic syndrome, tertalogy of fallot, dyspnea, proteinuria, cyanosis, edema, glomerulosclerosis, micro albuminuria

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 10, October 2019,

Pages: 1458 - 1459

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