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Common Urological Problems

Edema

Nephrotic Syndrome

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… Nephrotic Syndrome   



Clinical Findings in Nephrosis

A. SYMPTOMS AND SIGNS
Edema may appear insidiously and increase slowly or can appear suddenly and accumulate rapidly. Symptoms other than those related to the mechanical effects of edema are not remarkable.

On physical examination, massive peripheral edema is apparent.  Signs of hydrothorax and ascites are common.

Pallor is often accentuated… Clinical Findings in Nephrosis   



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