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Clinical Features of Nephrotic Syndrome

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with proteinuria has the nephrotic syndrome.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

N04

Description:

The term nephrotic syndrome refers to a renal disease presenting with marked proteinuria with edema. There is considerable clinical variability depending on the underlying renal disease, degree of proteinuria, and nutritional level of the patient.

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