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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On day 3, lecture was taken by Biochemistry Department relating to aspects of nephrotic syndrome. The whole theme was summarized as a whole and post-test and feedback was taken.
This is the form which usually result in the nephrotic syndrome and most commonly caused by MCD, FSGS, MN and thin Membrane disease.
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In order to reach a conclusive decision about the role of R229Q in the pathogenicity of nephrotic syndrome, its association with other exon mutations of the NPHS2 gene must be searched for in the same study groups.
The patients were treated in the Department and Outpatient Clinic of Paediatric Nephrology of Chorzow Centre for Paediatrics and Oncology due to steroid-dependent or steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. Characteristics of the examined group are showed in Table 1.
Patient was diagnosed with congenital nephrotic syndrome. His parents had normal urinalysis, but his older brother was also diagnosed with congenital nephrotic syndrome and died at sixth month by renal disease.
Our case underlines the importance of including homocysteine in the initial diagnostic work-up of all nephrotic patients beyond the typical age of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome of infancy (<6 years) as well as all cases of aHUS to screen for intracellular cobalamin metabolism disorders as these disorders are not limited to infancy.
Though the renal histology of most patients with steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome (90%) reveals minimal change nephropathy (MCN), the renal histology in SRNS is different, with up to 30-40% of patients showing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) [4].
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Nephrotic Syndrome, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Dr Tharjan Manickavasagar, 32, has been living with a kidney condition called Nephrotic Syndrome since childhood.
Charlotte Gay, 15, was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome at 11 and needed dialysis four times a week after her kidneys failed.
After being sent to see a nephrologist (a physician specializing in kidney care) at Beth Israel Deconness Hospital, he was diagnosed with Stage Four Foca Segmental Glomerulasclerosis (FSGS) with Nephrotic Syndrome. His kidneys were in trouble and he needs a transplant.