The spectrum of HIV-related nephropathy in children

  title={The spectrum of HIV-related nephropathy in children},
  author={Duran Ramsuran and Rajendra Bhimma and Pratistadevi Kanaye Ramdial and Elaene Naicker and Miriam Adhikari and Julian Deonarain and Yetish Sing and Thajasvarie Naicker},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Despite the burden of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease in Southern Africa, there have been few reports of HIV-related nephropathy in children. This study outlines the spectrum of HIV-1-related kidney diseases of children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. A review of the clinical presentation, laboratory and histopathological findings of children diagnosed with HIV-related nephropathy. Forty-nine out of 71 children (1–16 years old) with HIV-1 related nephropathy underwent kidney biopsy… CONTINUE READING


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