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Current Pediatric Reviews


ISSN (Print): 1573-3963
ISSN (Online): 1875-6336

Thrombosis and Nephrotic Syndrome in Children

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

Volume 9, Issue 3, 2013

Page: [186 - 194] Pages: 9

DOI: 10.2174/1573396311309030002

Price: $65


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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