Nephrotic Syndrome: Management in Childhood

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Document Purpose

This document provides information on the investigation, treatment and management of nephrotic syndrome in children at initial presentation and in relapse of the condition. The guideline applies to children with typical idiopathic nephrotic syndrome. The guideline may not be relevant to the management of children with atypical presentations and does not apply to children with congenital nephrotic syndrome, steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome and nephrotic syndrome secondary to other systemic disease (e.g. SLE) or other structural glomerular disease (e.g. Alport Syndrome).

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