Which clinical history findings are characteristic of minimal-change disease (MCD)?

Updated: Jan 05, 2021
  • Author: Abeera Mansur, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Facial edema is noted first. Edema may be preceded by an upper respiratory tract infection, an allergic reaction to a bee sting, the use of certain drugs, or malignancies.

Malaise and easy fatigability can occur. Weight gain often is an additional feature.


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