BLK Super Speciality Hospital
Nephrotic syndrome is diagnosed in a child with
- Edema: usually starts as periorbital puffiness with variable degree of generalized body swelling.
- Heavy proteinuria: defined as urine dipstick protein 3+/4+ or spot urine protein creatinine ratio Up/Ucr > 2 mg/mg
- Hypoalbuminemia: serum albumin <2.5 gm/L
- Hypercholesterolemia: serum cholesterol >200 mg/dl
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