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 (prōt′n-o͝or′ē-ə, -yo͝or′-, prō′tē-no͝or′-, -nyo͝or′-)
The presence of excessive amounts of protein in the urine.


(Pathology) med another name for albuminuria


(ˌproʊ tiˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər-, -ti ə-)

excessive protein in the urine, as from kidney disease.
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Noun1.proteinuria - the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urineproteinuria - the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease


n. proteinuria, presencia de proteínas en la orina.
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After six year, massive proteinuria and serological findings developed and systemic lupus erythematosus nephritis was diagnosed by kidney biopsy.
Massive proteinuria (> 10g/day), when unresponsive to treatment, is associated with an even worse prognosis, with most patients progressing to ESRD within five years.
Nephrotic syndrome presents clinically with massive proteinuria and hypoalbuminemia, accompanied by variable forms of edema, hyperlipidemia, and lipiduria, all as a result of increased glomerular permeability (1), and it can be associated with nephritic syndrome when some or all of its clinical concomitant manifestations (arterial hypertension, hematuria, hypocomplementemia and renal failure) are present.

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