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Is nephrotic syndrome hereditary?

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Some causes of nephrotic syndrome are due to herediary causes, eg one of the causes of fsgs also called focal and segmentalglomerulosclerosis.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Mostly not: With rare exception, nephrotic syndrome is not a hereditary condition.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What is nephrotic syndrome?

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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Nephrology and Dialysis 27 years experience
Protein in urine: Nephrotic syndrome is caused by dysfunction of the kidney in which large amount of protein leak into the urine. Typically three components of the syndrome are protein grater than 3.5 gms per day, low serum albumin, and high serum cholesterol.

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