Minimal change nephrotic syndrome; Nil disease; Lipoid nephrosis; Idiopathic nephrotic syndrome of childhood
Corticosteroids can cure minimal change disease in most children. Some patients may need to stay on steroids to keep the disease in remission.
Adults do not respond to steroids quite as well as children, but many still do find steroids effective. Adults may have more frequent relapses and steroid dependence.
Patients who have three or more relapses may do better...Read more
A recent study sponsored by the National Institute of Health of the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension found a link... Read more »