massive proteinuria


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massive proteinuria

A nephrotic syndrome with the largest protein losses, specifically in which the urine protein-to-creatinine ratio is greater than 10 mg/mg.
See also: proteinuria
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One month after the acute period, she had elevated BUN and serum creatinine levels and massive proteinuria.
However, cases of interstitial nephritis, pyelonephritis, immunoglobulin (Ig)A and membranous nephropathy, massive proteinuria, and caseating granulomas have all been reported in the literature.
All the patients had edema and massive proteinuria, 97% hypoalbuminemia, 94% hypercholesterolemia and 54% oliguria.

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