Congenital microcephaly and infantile nephrotic syndrome - a case report

Yalçinkaya F., Tümer N., Ekim M., Kuyucu S., Çakar N., Ensari C.

Pediatric Nephrology, vol.8, no.1, pp.72-73, 1994 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf00868267
  • Journal Name: Pediatric Nephrology
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.72-73
  • Keywords: Infantile nephrotic syndrome, Microcephaly
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: No


A 22-month-old girl with nephrotic syndrome and microcephaly is described. The had dismorphic facies and psychomotor retardation. Her parents were first-degree relatives and one of her siblings had died with nephrotic syndrome and renal failure in infancy. An autosomal recessive inheritance is suggested. The diagnosis of this rare combination is discussed and the relevent literature is reviewed. © 1994 IPNA.