OBJECTIVES: I. Establish a computerized databank to monitor the progress of patients with
cystinosis treated with cysteamine.
II. Track and monitor all patients including renal transplant, dialysis and post renal
Data are collected from patients and physicians. Information includes disease, treatment,
family history, demographic, and physical exam data. The dates of kidney transplantation
and/or dialysis initiation are also recorded.
PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:
Nephropathic cystinosis diagnosis by white-cell cystine measurement, including infantile
and late-onset forms