What is the incidence of proteinuria in acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN)?

Updated: Dec 05, 2018
  • Author: Rajendra Bhimma, MBChB, MD, PhD, DCH (SA), FCP(Paeds)(SA), MMed(Natal); Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Proteinuria

Varying degrees of proteinuria are also typically present, but nephrotic syndrome is rare, occurring in 2-4% of cases. [47] . Both microscopic proteinuria and mild proteinuria may persist for several months after the acute presentation.


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