kidney damage characterized by heavy proteinuria, edema and hypercholesteremia due to progressive glomerular disease.
A condition in which there is a large and abnormal leakage of protein into the urine.
Form of chronic kidney disease beginning in early childhood. Characterized by protein in the urine, swelling of skin and organs, and low protein and high cholesterol blood levels.
a syndrome characterized by edema and large amounts of protein in the urine and usually increased blood cholesterol; usually associated with glomerulonephritis or with a complication of various systemic diseases
a disease affecting the kidneys
Non-inflammatory, non-neoplastic disease of the kidney. Nephrosis an be caused by kidney disease, or it may be a complication of another disorder, particularly diabetes. Diagnosis is by urine testing for the presence of protein, blood testing for lower than normal levels of protein, and observation of edema. Treatment is usually with adrenal hormones. Also known as nephrotic syndrome.
Degeneration of renal tubular epithelium.