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Nephrotic Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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.
NLM Classification #
WJ 340
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Nephrotic Syndrome Preferred
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