Adam was born with Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome, which meant his kidneys were unable to filter fluids properly.
What does NPHS1 stand for?
NPHS1 stands for Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome
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Samples in periodicals archive:
She was born at 31 weeks gestation and was diagnosed with congenital nephrotic syndrome at age 2 weeks when haemodialysis commenced, which was followed by peritoneal dialysis until the age of 4.
Kieana, from Aberdeen, was born four weeks premature and suffers from congenital nephrotic syndrome.
Congenital nephrotic syndrome of the Finnish type (CNF or NPHS1;  MIM 256300) is a recessively inherited severe disorder of infancy.
Little Adam was born with Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome, but he only began showing the symptoms two weeks later.
Congenital nephrotic syndrome is usually fatal in early childhood, and the only available treatment is kidney transplantation.