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Descriptor English:   Nephrotic Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome Nefrótico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome Nefrótica 
Synonyms English:   Nephrotic Syndromes
Syndrome, Nephrotic
Syndromes, Nephrotic  
Tree Number:   C12.777.419.630.643
C13.351.968.419.630.643
Definition English:   A condition characterized by severe PROTEINURIA, greater than 3.5 g/day in an average adult. The substantial loss of protein in the urine results in complications such as HYPOPROTEINEMIA; generalized EDEMA; HYPERTENSION; and HYPERLIPIDEMIAS. Diseases associated with nephrotic syndrome generally cause chronic kidney dysfunction. 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   9596 
Unique Identifier:   D009404 

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