Nephrotic Syndrome

Symptom complex of oedema, proteinuria and low pla~ma albumin is known as nephrotic syndrome (Cameron, 1966; Zol1inger, 1969). A wide variety of diseases and agents Can produce nephrotic syndrome. The commonest Cause of nephrotic syndrome is glomerulonephritis (Smith, 1972; Rob£on, 1974; Merri11, 1974). The other causes of nephrotic syndrome may extend from bee stings, pregnancy and malignancy to drug addiction (Higgins, 1974; Cheigh et aI…

 

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