Quiz: Nephrotic Syndrome
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Glomeruli are clusters of tiny blood vessels in the kidneys containing pores that filter blood. In patients with nephrotic syndrome the glomeruli do not function properly and cause excessive protein excretion into the urine. Excessive protein excretion in turn may lead to fluid accumulation, low levels of the protein albumin in the blood, and high levels of blood fats. There are several causes of nephrotic syndrome, including which of the following?

  • A.

    High-fat diet 


  • B.

    Hypertension (high blood pressure)


  • C.

    Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)


  • D.

    Taking certain antacids


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