William Primack, Author at Infectious Disease Advisor

William Primack

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Nephrotic syndrome/glomerular and tubular proteinuria

The nephrotic syndrome consists of proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and hyperlipidemia with or without edema. In children <10 years, the most common cause is minimal change disease which frequently responds to corticosteroid therapy and has a good long term prognosis. Failure to respond to steroid therapy suggests a poor long term renal prognosis. Proteinuria found incidentally in…

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