A patient presents complaining of generalized swelling. Her urine is positive for protein. Her serum testing reveals hyperlipidemia and hypoalbuminemia. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
This is a classic presentation of nephrotic syndrome.
Know Your Content Blueprint
Nephrotic syndrome is covered in the NCCPA™ Content Blueprint Genitourinary System (6%)
An 8-year-old with three weeks of progressive peripheral edema and ascites (watch video)
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