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Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome: Introduction

Nephrotic syndrome: Nephrotic syndrome is a condition marked by very high levels of protein in the urine; low levels of protein in the blood; swelling, especially ... more about Nephrotic syndrome.

Nephrotic syndrome: Various kidney glomeruli conditions. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nephrotic syndrome is available below.

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Misdiagnosis and Nephrotic syndrome

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Prognosis for Nephrotic syndrome

Prognosis for Nephrotic syndrome: Nephrotic syndrome may go away once the underlying cause, if known, has been treated. In children, 80 percent of nephrotic syndrome cases are caused by minimal change disease, which can be successfully treated with prednisone. However, in adults most of the time a kidney disease is the underlying cause, and these diseases cannot be cured. (Source: excerpt from Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults: NIDDK)

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Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults: NIDDK (Excerpt)

Nephrotic syndrome is a condition marked by very high levels of protein in the urine; low levels of protein in the blood; swelling, especially around the eyes, feet, and hands; and high cholesterol. Nephrotic syndrome results from damage to the kidneys' glomeruli (the singular form is glomerulus). Glomeruli are tiny blood vessels that filter waste and excess water from the blood and send them to the bladder as urine. (Source: excerpt from Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults: NIDDK)

Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK (Excerpt)

A collection of symptoms that indicate kidney damage. Symptoms include high levels of protein in the urine , lack of protein in the blood, and high blood cholesterol. (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

Definitions of Nephrotic syndrome:

Nephrotic Syndrome: twenty-four hour urine protein > three grams. May be associated with hypoalbuminemia and hypercholesterolemia. - (Source - Diseases Database)

A syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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