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Forum Name: Renal Failure

Question: Nephrotic disease

 frmtch - Sat Dec 16, 2006 12:09 pm

What does nephrotic disease mean?
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Sat Dec 16, 2006 12:38 pm

User avatar Hello,

Nephrotic syndrome is a disease of the kidney that is associated with protein in urine (3.5mg/m2/24hrs), generalized body swelling and high lipid levels in the blood.

Nephrotic syndrome is not due to inflammation of the kidney's glomeruli.

You can find out more about nephrotic syndrome on our website: Click here!

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