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Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp 72–73 | Cite as

Congenital microcephaly and infantile nephrotic syndrome — a case report

  • Fatoş Yalçinkaya
  • Necmiye Tümer
  • Mesiha Ekim
  • Semanur Kuyucu
  • Nilgün Çakar
  • Cüneyt Ensari
Brief Report

Abstract

A 22-month-old girl with nephrotic syndrome and microcephaly is described. The had dismorphic facies and psychomotor retardation. Her parents were first-degree relatives and one of her siblings had died with nephrotic syndrome and renal failure in infancy. An autosomal recessive inheritance is suggested. The diagnosis of this rare combination is discussed and the relevent literature is reviewed.

Key words

Infantile nephrotic syndrome Microcephaly 

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© IPNA 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fatoş Yalçinkaya
    • 1
  • Necmiye Tümer
    • 1
  • Mesiha Ekim
    • 1
  • Semanur Kuyucu
    • 1
  • Nilgün Çakar
    • 1
  • Cüneyt Ensari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Paediatric NephrologyAnkara University Faculty of MedicineAnkaraTurkey

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