The clinical manifestations of glomerular renal disease are apt to consist only of varying degrees of hematuria, excretion of characteristic formed elements in the urine, proteinuria, and renal insufficiency and its complications.
Excluding diabetes, purported immunologic renal diseases are the most common cause of proteinuria and the nephrotic syndrome.
Alterations in glomerular architecture as…
Essentials of Diagnosis and General Considerations
Because treatment and prognosis vary with the cause of nephrotic syndrome, renal biopsy is important. Light microscopy, electron microscopy, and immunofluorescence identification…