Nephrotic Syndrome Following H1N1 Influenza in a 3-Year-Old Boy

Pietro Ferrara, Antonio Gatto, O Vitelli, P Liberatore, F Del Bufalo, G. Bottaro

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: The pandemic influenza A/H1N1, spread through the world in 2009, producing a serious epidemic in Italy. Complications are generally limited to patients at the extremes of age (<6 months or >65 years) and those with comorbid medical illness. The most frequent complications of influenza involve the respiratory system. CASE PRESENTATION: A 3-year-old boy with a recent history of upper respiratory tract infection developed a nephrotic syndrome. Together with prednisone, furosemide and albumin bolus, a therapy with oseltamivir was started since the nasopharyngeal swab resulted positive for influenza A/H1N1. Clinical conditions and laboratory findings progressively improved during hospitalization, becoming normal during a 2 month follow up. CONCLUSION: The possibility of a renal involvement after influenza A/H1N1 infection should be considered.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)265-268
Numero di pagine4
RivistaIranian Journal of Pediatrics
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2012

Keywords

  • H1N1

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