Familial hematuria

Clifford E. Kashtan

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Hematuria is a common presenting complaint in pediatric nephrology clinics and often has a familial basis. This teaching article provides an overview of causes, diagnosis, and management of the major forms of familial hematuria, Alport syndrome, and thin basement membrane nephropathy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1951-1958
Number of pages8
JournalPediatric Nephrology
Issue number10
StatePublished - 2009


  • Alport syndrome
  • Hematuria
  • Thin basement membrane nephropathy
  • Type IV collagen

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