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Why does glycosuria occur in nephritic syndrome?

Why does glycosuria occur in nephritic syndrome?

Kidney damage: The glomeruli (tiny filters in the kidney) becoming damaged in nephrotic syndrome primarily permit the kidney to leak protein, however damage also can permit leakage of glucose/sugar and hence glycosuria. ...Read more

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What is nephritic syndrome?

What is nephritic syndrome?

See below: Nephritic syndrome is the set of findings due to inflammation, non-infectious inflammation, of the kidney. It is usually contrasted with nephrotic syndrome in which protein loss is the main defect. You may consult this site for more information on this topic: http://www.pathologystudent.com/?p=888 ...Read more

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Doctors, what is the difference between nephrotic and nephritic syndrome?

Doctors, what is the difference between nephrotic and nephritic syndrome?

Glomerulonephritis: Nephrotic Syndrome means excessive amount of protein in the urine (more than 2.5 gm daily) causing swelling of the legs, hands, and/or face with high Cholesterol levels) with or without abnormal kidney function. Nephritic syndrome means abnormal kidney function plus blood and protein (either in the nephrotic range or less) in the urine associated with high blood pressure. Nephritic needs urgent Rx ...Read more

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Why is there hematuria in nephritic syndrome and not in nephrotic syndrome?

Why is there hematuria in nephritic syndrome and not in nephrotic syndrome?

Different physiology: The blood vessels in the glomeruli are damaged by inflammation in the nephritic syndrome sufficient for at least a few of them to bleed. They merely leak protein in the nephrotic syndrome, in which obvious inflammation in the classic sense is not visible but protein-retaining molecules in the gbm are lost. Famously, the membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis family produces both syndromes. ...Read more

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Why is there selective proteinuria in nephritic and nonselective proteinuria in nephrotic syndrome?

Why is there selective proteinuria in nephritic and nonselective proteinuria in nephrotic syndrome?

Whoa: Who's your instructor? In nephrotic syndrome, the proteinuria may be selective (mostly albumin, as in most cases of minimal changed disease and any other cause of proteinuria in which the gbm is only modestly damaged) or nonselective (lots of globulin also, as see in the more severe nephrotic syndromes). ...Read more

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Is there an actual condition known as tms (traumatic masturbatory syndrome)?

Is there an actual condition known as tms (traumatic masturbatory syndrome)?

Yes: Traumatic masturbatory syndrome (tms) is the habit some males have of masturbating in a face-down (prone) position. Tms unfortunately self-discovered an unconventional method. Males who learn to masturbate from other people invariably learn to do it the conventional way. (most males who discover it for themselves also discover the conventional way.). ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are 4 symptoms of acute and posttraumatic stress syndrome?

Could you tell me what are 4 symptoms of acute and posttraumatic stress syndrome?

Online site: This sounds like it could be a homework assignment. Here is a helpful site: http://psychcentral.Com/disorders/acute-stress-disorder-symptoms/. ...Read more

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What can you do for acute radiation syndrome?

What can you do for acute radiation syndrome?

There are 3 for: Very high dose exposure: CNS - 100% fatal; GI - 100% fatal, bone marrow with whole body doses over 10gy will lead to death without a bone marrow transplant. ...Read more

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How frequent is severe acute respiratory syndrome?

How frequent is severe acute respiratory syndrome?

No longer seen: Are you referring to sars? The last reported case was in 2003. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) on the other hand is in fact quite common and as mentioned is usually found in every adult medical icu. The treatment is low lung volume ventilation and treating the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Is acute respiratory syndrome fatal?

Likely: ARDS still carries a very high mortality rate of about 35-38% in multiple studies and the morbidity rate is higher. Lot of work has been done and is ongoing. ...Read more