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nephrotic syndrome - Laboratory Findings, Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, Differential diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis

A clinical syndrome which results from the chronic loss of large amounts of plasma proteins in the urine, leading to a fall in their concentration in the blood and to generalized oedema. It arises as a complication of persistent glomerulonephritis.

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