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Nephrotic syndrome


A condition characterized by severe proteinuria, greater than 3.5 g/day in an average adult. The substantial loss of protein in the urine results in complications such as hypoproteinemia; generalized edema; hypertension; and hyperlipidemias. Diseases associated with nephrotic syndrome generally cause chronic kidney dysfunction.

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Congenital nephrotic syndromeNephrotic syndromeList of ICD-9 codes 580–629: diseases of the genitourinary systemGalloway Mowat syndromeMinimal change diseaseFocal segmental glomerulosclerosisFinnish type amyloidosisNPHS2NPHSConorenal syndrome

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  • I had a baby gal presented with congenital nephrotic sydrome she was the first born she had medicines to take everyday fo three years and then started dialyses fo a year while we where preparing fo kidney transplant she passed on so I want to know is there...  (+)
  • Hi My name is Sharath Suvarna. I am suffering from Nephrotic Syndrome from the age of 2. Now I am 24 years with periods of relapse.every year. Latest i got 1 plus in urine test and 1.17 in protein to creatinine test which is normal. Burt doctor has rec...  (+)
  • I was diagnosed when I was 2 years old and am now 32. I've been in and out of remission for the last three decades, and though I do have bad 3-4 month periods with increased edema and proteinuria and the necessary medications (Prednisone, Furosemide, and n...  (+)
  • My child is a nephrotic child thank god he is fine now for the last 1 and a half year, after being treated by a neophrlogist , giving steroids for 3 months. he is almost 4 yrs old but he is not speeking like a normal child, although he was repeating everyt...  (+)
  • i had nephrotic syndrom(kidney problem) from last two months and still on steroid (tenflay 30mg)one and half tab every alternate day.please advice if there is any substitude for this steroids for me.  (+)
  • hi my son has nephrotic symdrome he was 7 years old he is now 16 years old .he has a biopsy done been on loads of medacation like tacrolimus and prednisolone it didnt help kept relapsing now he on mycophenolate monfetil and prednisonle and there not helpin...  (+)

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