Nephrotic syndrome

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Definition N Engl J Med. 1998 Apr 23;338(17):1202-11. Kidney disease causing proteinuria (3 or more grams of protein/24 hours), hypoalbuminemia, and edema. Etiology and pathogenesis Semin Nephrol. 2009 Jul;29(4):389-98. Lancet. 2003 Aug 23;362(9384):629-39. Crit Rev Clin Lab Sci. 2008;45(2):139-220. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Mar;23(3):381-99. The glomerular capillary walls are composed of three structures: the endothelial cells, the glomerular basement membrane… Read more »