Hormone therapy of children with nephrotic syndrome need to consider carefully
Children with nephrotic syndrome, hormone therapy need to be careful. Children with nephrotic syndrome primary to the more common lesions and increased permeability of the glomerular basement membrane. The clinical is often expressed as proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, hyperlipidemia, high degree of edema three high and one low symptoms. The most important treatment to hormone therapy, prednisone, and other commonly used drugs.
People treat nephrotic syndrome, fully aware of the dangers of hormone induced by a variety of infections, general Do not use hormone therapy. Nephrotic syndrome patients before the laboratory tests nephropathy, taken to exclude lupus kidney disease, hepatitis B associated glomerulonephritis secondary nephropathy, active use of antimicrobial drugs to control the original infection focus, practice chest X-ray film, do tuberculin test, control and cure latent infection, and then be given hormone treatment.
Children with nephrotic syndrome need to consider carefully hormone therapy, hormonal medication during regular follow-up chest X-ray to check blood, urine; Once the infection should prompt use of antibiotics to control infection, in order to promote early remission and cure nephrotic syndrome.
The hormone is indeed the most effective way to treat nephrotic syndrome, but the application of the hormone is undeniable that the cause of nephrotic syndrome in children vulnerable to infection, thus affecting its efficacy. The rare infections including: acute upper respiratory tract infection, pneumonia, skin infections, sties, conjunctivitis, gingivitis, ulcers, or the occurrence of intestinal, biliary tract and urinary tract infection. Some can cause the resurgence and spread of tuberculosis. Addition, it is also easy to induce chickenpox, mumps, lymphadenitis and appendicitis and other diseases. Hormone side effects should not be underestimated, but also have a certain impact on the growth and development of children, and therefore need to consider carefully hormone treatment of children with nephrotic syndrome.