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    How to Diagnose Nephrotic Syndrome

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    Diagnose Nephrotic SyndromeNephrotic Syndrome is a serious of clinical features with various causes, which mainly attributes to increased permeability of glomerular basement membrane and declined GFR. Then how to Diagnose Nephrotic Syndrome timely?

    The standards to diagnose Nephrotic Syndrome are listed below:

    1.Protein in urine is more than 3.5g/d.

    2.Plasma-albumin is lower than 30g/L.



    Standards 1 and 2 are necessary therein.

    There are three factors to diagnose Nephrotic Syndrome:

    1.Make a definite diagnosis of Nephrotic Syndrome.

    2.Primary Nephrotic Syndrome need to be confirmed through eliminating secondary and genetic factors. Renal biopsy can be applied to make pathological diagnosis when it is necessary.

    3.Estimate whether there are complications.

    More information to diagnose Nephrotic Syndrome of specific types:

    1.Henoch-schonlein Purpura Nephritis:

    Youngsters are most susceptible to such Nephritic Syndrome with representative skin purpura which symmetrically spreads over far ends of limbs. Proteinuria and hematuria gradually appear in the next 1~4 weeks in most cases.

    2.Lupus Nephritis of SLE:

    Middle-aged females and teenagers are main susceptible populations, which can be definitely diagnosed with multiple autoantibody and systemic damage through immunologic test.

    3.Hepatitis B associated Glomerulonephritis:

    Children and teenagers are main susceptible populations, which behaves as proteinuria. Bases to diagnose Nephrotic Syndrome include: positive serum HBV antigen, non-secondary glomerulonephritis, etc.

    4.Diabetic Nephropathy:

    Quinquagenarian patients with diabetes for more than 10 years are most susceptible. Increased slight proteinuria can be found in early stages, which gradually develops into heavy proteinuria. Diseased course of diabetes and characteristic ocular fundus change contribute to the diagnosis.

    5.Renal amyloidosis:

    Renal amyloidosis is part of systemic involved tissue of quinquagenarian which damages heart, kidney, digestive system, skin and nerve.

    6.Kidney Disease with myeloma:

    Males in their middle age are commonly seen patients, which behaves as myeloma with ostealgia, elevated serum individual globin, etc.

    How to diagnose Nephrotic Syndrome? The content above is too rough for you to know the whole information. If you have any question, please leave a message below or talk to our online service for free.

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