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Nephrotic Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nephrotic Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.630.643
C12.200.777.419.630.643
C12.950.419.630.643
Unique ID
D009404
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009404
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Childhood Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome
Frequently Relapsing Nephrotic Syndrome
Multi-Drug Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome
Pediatric Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome
Steroid-Dependent Nephrotic Syndrome
Steroid-Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome
Steroid-Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WJ 340
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2022/04/13
Nephrotic Syndrome Preferred
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