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neph·rot·ic

(nef-rot'ik),
Relating to, caused by, or similar to nephrosis.

nephrotic

/ne·phrot·ic/ (nĕ-frot´ik) pertaining to, resembling, or caused by nephrosis.

neph·rot·ic

(nef-rot'ik)
Relating to, caused by, or similar to nephrosis.

nephrotic

(nĕ-frŏt′ĭk) [Gr. nephros, kidney]
Relating to, or caused by, nephrosis.

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Q. Q. I want to know about urine protein creatine ratio in diagnosing nephrotic syndrome. Please explain interms of unit such as mg/mg or mmol/mg. Normal range, nephrotic range with good referrence.

A. Nephrotic syndrome is defines as a damage to the kidneys, in which there is a leak of large amounts of protein (over 3.5 grams of protein / 24 hours urine output) from the blood to the urine. Protein loss causes low protein count in the blood (hypoalbuminemia) and edemas (excess fluid in the interstitial cavity which is between the cells, causes leg swelling most often, and also in the adbomen and around the eyes).

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About one quarter of nephrotic syndrome cases are caused by focal segmental glomerulosclerosis - scar tissue in the filtering unit of the kidney, called the glomerulus.
The main indication of Nephrotic Syndrome is that protein leaks into the urine, which may cause swelling, fatigue, and scarring of the kidneys.
A symptom of Nephrotic Syndrome is that his body retains fluid which causes him to swell up.
Cod liver oil is not recommended because it is high in vitamin A, and patients with nephrotic syndrome often have elevated levels of vitamin A.
Nephrotic Syndrome, which is most common among boys aged two to six, affects about 10,000 people in the UK.
As reported, Saphere's parents, Natalie Wood and James Espley, of Middlesbrough, were devastated when their daughter was diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome - a condition which affects the kidneys - as well as a brain tumour.
The most commonly acquired kidney diseases in children are post-infectious glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome and diarrhoea-associated haemolytic uraemic syndrome.
Childhood nephrotic syndrome (NS) (3) is associated with an increase in the permeability across the glomerular filtration barrier due to processes that affect the dynamics and permselectivity of the glomerular filtration barrier.
Adam was born with Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome, which meant his kidneys were unable to filter fluids properly.
The NephCure Foundation is the only organization committed exclusively to supporting research to identify the cause, improve treatment and ultimately find a cure for the potentially debilitating kidney diseases Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis Syndrome and Nephrotic Syndrome.
Schimke immuno-osseous dysplasia (SIOD; MIM 242900) is a multi-system syndrome with autosomal recessive inheritance caused by a rare mutation in chromatin remodeling protein (SMARCAL 1) characterized by disproportional short stature with truncal shortness due to spondyloepiphysial dysplasia, steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome progressing to end stage renal failure (ESRD), recurrent infections caused by cellular immune deficiency and typical phenotypic characteristics (1,2).
Wellington, Aug 23 ( ANI ): Rugby legend Jonah Lomu, who is suffering from a kidney disorder nephrotic syndrome, has revealed that he might require another kidney transplant soon.