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GLOMERULAR DISEASE-NEPHRITIC VS NEPHROTIC

Nephrology

GLOMERULAR DISEASE-NEPHRITIC VS NEPHROTIC

1. Proteinuria < 2gm/day: nephritic syndrome
- Low complement, systemic presentation: SLE, endocarditis, cryoglobulinemia
- Low complement, renal presentation: PIGN, MPGN
- Normal complement, systemic presentation: TTP, Goodpastures
- Normal complement, renal presentation: IgA, Alport

2. Proteinuria > 3.5gm/day: nephrotic syndrome
- Systemic presentation: DM, amyloidosis
- Renal presentation: minimal change disease, FSGS, membranous disease


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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