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  • adj. Pertaining to, resembling or caused by nephrosis.


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  • Jimmy had a disease called nephrotic syndrome, and it was not responding to any therapy we had tried.

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  • For instance, you may be malnourished, or you may have lost excessive albumin from your kidneys because of a condition called nephrotic syndrome.


  • Acthar is an injection used to treat multiple sclerosis, infantile spasms, and a kidney condition called nephrotic syndrome.

  • A third avenue of potential growth may lie in the treatment of a dangerous kidney condition called nephrotic syndrome. Headlines

  • Weeks and a bunch of hospital tests later, her parents were given the grim news: She had something called nephrotic syndrome. - top

  • Charlotte Laszlo, a retired schoolteacher with long-standing nephrotic syndrome, is here to see me for her checkup.

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  • Jasmine Hughes is lying in a hospital bed, having a nephrotic crisis: her kidneys are excreting huge amounts of protein, and her serum albumin is too low to even measure.

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  • The drug is currently approved to treat multiple sclerosis as well as nephrotic syndrome.

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  • Other causes include abnormal water retention, tendinitis, edema associated with pregnancy, and an Achilles 'tendon injury that brings on chronic swelling and could lead to long-term problems, says Marlene Reid, a podiatric surgeon in Naperville, Ill. Elizabeth Quintanilla had to stop wearing strappy sandals and cropped pants after her ankles swelled up because of nephrotic syndrome, an illness affecting the kidneys that causes her to retain water.

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  • Hypercholesterolemia does not cause coronary heart disease–evidence from the nephrotic syndrome.

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