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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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Urinary dipstick analysis that was initially negative showed proteinuria of 3+ following albumin infusions and the urinary protein (mg/dL):creatinine (mg/dL) ratio was 3.0 (normal ratio <0.5), which was consistent with massive proteinuria. The child was subsequently referred to Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH) in Durban for further management.
Ponticelli and Glassock [30] reported that two patterns of clinical presentations of recurrent FSGS after transplantation are recognized: (1) an early recurrence characterized by a massive proteinuria within hours to days after transplantation and (2) a late recurrence that develops insidiously several months or years after transplantation.
Biallelic mutations in NPHS2 cause a nephropathy known as steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome (SRNS), which is characterized by massive proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and edema [14].
Thus, in order to increase the statistical efficiency, in the present study, we retrospectively analyzed data from 177 IMN patients with massive proteinuria treated with TAC or with CYC.
After six year, massive proteinuria and serological findings developed and systemic lupus erythematosus nephritis was diagnosed by kidney biopsy.

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