What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of proteinuria?

Updated: Mar 25, 2020
  • Author: Beje Thomas, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Imaging studies in proteinuria can include the following:

  • Renal ultrasonography – If glomerular disease is being considered, it is important to review the size and echogenicity of the kidneys

  • Chest radiography or computed tomography – If indicated


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