Nephrotic Syndrome

It is characterized by massive proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and edema, hyperlipidemia is often associated. Age group- preschool children

Generalized edema (starting from facial puffiness), decreased urine output

  • Infections
  • Hypertension
  • Thromboembolic phenomenon
  • Acute renal failure, hypovolemia
  • Steroid toxicity
  • Idiopathic (90%)
  • Secondary (SLE, vasculitis, hepatitis, post-infection etc.)

Complete course of steroid in first episode to prevent relapse

  • Urine protein- +3 to +4
  • Serum cholesterol – high
  • Hypoproteinemia
  • Steroids (first-line management)
  • Second-line- cyclophosphamide
  • Cyclosporine
  • Levamisole
  • Rituximab etc.

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