Thrombosis and Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

Author(s): T. Matthew Eison, Oulimata Kane, Noel Delos Santos

Journal Name: Current Pediatric Reviews

Volume 9 , Issue 3 , 2013

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Nephrotic syndrome is comprised of massive proteinuria in association with hypoalbuminemia, hyperlipidemia, and edema. Thromboembolism is an important source of morbidity and mortality in nephrotic syndrome and virtually any location may be affected. This review focuses on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, and diagnosis of thromboembolism in pediatric nephrotic syndrome.

Keywords: Thromboembolism, thrombus, nephrotic syndrome, pediatrics.

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Year: 2013
Page: [186 - 194]
Pages: 9
DOI: 10.2174/1573396311309030002
Price: $65

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