nephrotic syndrome

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nephrotic syndrome

A condition in which the glomerulus part of the nephron within kidneys does not work properly and protein escapes from the blood into urine, and fluid accumulates in body tissues.
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Noun1.nephrotic syndrome - 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
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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neph·rot·ic syn·drome

n. síndrome nefrótico, afección del riñón caracterizada por un exceso de pérdida de proteína.
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It is important to know the disease outcome in these kidney biopsies since it shows the relative prevalence of different causes of nephritic and nephrotic syndromes along with other possibilities (including systemic disorders etc) among these patients.
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