Fanconi Syndrome

The Fanconi syndrome consists of multiple defects in the proximal renal tubular and causes glycosuria, phosphaturia, generalized aminoaciduria and Bicarbonatverlust. It can be congenital or acquired. The symptoms are in children failure to thrive, growth retardation and rickets, adult osteomalacia and muscle weakness. The diagnosis is made by the detection of glucosuria, phosphaturia and aminoaciduria. Treatment consists sometimes in bicarbonate and potassium replacement, removal of attacking nephrotoxins and measures to…

September 3, 2018