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Enfermedad glomerular

What Are Common Causes of Glomerular Disease in Adults?
Khan M., Smith K., Ansari A. The Hospitalist, April 2012
KEY POINTS
-Nephrotic syndrome is characterized by heavy proteinuria (>3.5 gm/day), hypoalbuminemia, and edema.
-Nephritic syndrome is characterized by Hypertension, hematuria (RBC casts), and lower levels of proteinuria than in nephrotic syndrome.
-Hospitalists should be aware that the presentations of glomerular diseases are usually dependent on underlying illnesses and can vary from acute and rapidly progressive to more of a chronic and insidious onset.
-Treatment is usually guided by finding the underlying cause of the glomerular disease, and generally consists of corticosteroids and immunosuppressive agents.
http://www.the-hospitalist.org/details/article/1721069/What_Are_Common_Causes_of_Glomerular_Disease_in_Adults.html