Tubular kidney disease

Tubular kidney disease

Disease of the kidney that affect the tubules, the part of the kidney that allows certain substances to be reabsorbed back into the blood.
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Urinary total protein is frequently undetectable in predominantly tubular kidney disease, and common chemical methods also often fail to detect urinary total protein in predominantly tubular kidney disease, in which albumin usually represents <30% of the total protein content (2-8).