A study of clinical spetrum and out come of nephrotic syndrome in children

Journal Title: Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics - Year 2019, Vol 9, Issue 1


Background: Nephrotic syndrome is a common kidney disease across the globe and is an important chronic kidney disease in childhood. Nephrotic syndrome is a clinical syndrome characterized by massive loss proteins in urine called primarily albuminuria which leads to hypoalbuminemia. Objectives: The objectives of this study are to see clinical spectrum and outcome in children with nephrotic syndrome. Material and Methods: This was a prospective observational study done on 50 randomly selected children in pediatrics department, who were investigated to see clinical profile and outcome of nephrotic syndrome. Results: Male formed majority 66% of study. Swelling over body was most common symptom seen in all cases. All the cases showed pitting edema. 45% cases had first attack. Complete remission was seen in 32% cases while steroid dependence was seen in 10% cases. Conclusions: Overall clinical profile and laboratory findings were fitting to usual representation of nephrotic syndrome in children

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Jeetendra Kumar


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  • EP ID EP443850
  • DOI 10.26611/1014915
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Jeetendra Kumar (2019). A study of clinical spetrum and out come of nephrotic syndrome in children. Medpulse International Journal of Pediatrics, 9(1), 16-18. https://europub.co.uk/articles/-A-443850