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Introduction: Nephrosis

Description of Nephrosis

Nephrosis (medical condition): Various kidney glomeruli conditions...more »

See also:

Nephrotic syndrome:
  »Introduction: Nephrotic syndrome
  »Symptoms of Nephrotic syndrome
  »Causes of Nephrotic syndrome
  »Tests for Nephrotic syndrome
  »Treatments for Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrosis: 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

Nephrosis: diseases of the kidney characterized by purely degenerative lesions of the renal tubules without an inflammatory component.
Source: CRISP

Nephrosis: Pathological processes of the KIDNEY without inflammatory or neoplastic components. Nephrosis may be a primary disorder or secondary complication of other diseases. It is characterized by the NEPHROTIC SYNDROME indicating the presence of PROTEINURIA and HYPOALBUMINEMIA with accompanying EDEMA.
Source: MeSH 2007

Nephrosis: Related Topics

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Nephrosis as a Disease

Nephrosis: Another name for Nephrotic syndrome (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Nephrotic syndrome
  »Symptoms of Nephrotic syndrome
  »Causes of Nephrotic syndrome
  »Treatments for Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrosis: Related Diseases

Nephrosis: Nephrosis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Nephrosis

Some of the causes of Nephrosis are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Nephrosis (Nephrotic syndrome)

Some of the symptoms of Nephrosis incude:

Treatments for Nephrosis (Nephrotic syndrome)

Treatments for Nephrosis (Nephrotic syndrome) include:

Treatment of Nephrosis: For more treatment information about Nephrosis, see treatment of Nephrotic syndrome (Nephrosis)

Nephrosis: Article Excerpts about Nephrotic syndrome

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... (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... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

Nephrosis: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Nephrosis:

Terms associated with Nephrosis:

Terms Similar to Nephrosis:

Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Nephrosis:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Nephrosis

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Nephrosis

The following list attempts to classify Nephrosis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • syndrome
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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