Which lab findings suggest glomerular damage in patients with proteinuria?

Updated: Mar 25, 2020
  • Author: Beje Thomas, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Accompanying findings in patients with glomerular damage may include the following (see Workup):

  • Active urine sediment - Dysmorphic red blood cells and red cell casts
  • Hypoalbuminemia
  • Lipiduria
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Edema
  • Abnormal renal function
  • Hypertension

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