Nephrotic Syndrome – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care


Basics
Description

A clinical syndrome of heavy proteinuria (>3.5 g/1.73 m2/24 hours), hypoalbuminemia, hyperlipidemia, and edema
Includes both primary and secondary forms
Associated with many types of kidney disease

Epidemiology
Based on definitive diagnosis:

Diabetic nephropathy:

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