"Nephrotic Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A condition characterized by severe PROTEINURIA, greater than 3.5 g/day in an average adult. The substantial loss of protein in the urine results in complications such as HYPOPROTEINEMIA; generalized EDEMA; HYPERTENSION; and HYPERLIPIDEMIAS. Diseases associated with nephrotic syndrome generally cause chronic kidney dysfunction.
- Nephrotic Syndrome
- Nephrotic Syndromes
- Syndrome, Nephrotic
- Syndromes, Nephrotic
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Nephrotic Syndrome".
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