What is included in a diagnosis algorithm for proteinuria?

Updated: Mar 25, 2020
  • Author: Beje Thomas, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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An algorithmic approach is improtant to the evaluation of proteinuria. This includes ruling out transient, orthostatic, isolated, and post-renal protienuria. It is important also to try to categorize true proteinuria into one of the 3 primary classifications: tubular, overflow, and glomerular.


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