The Daily PANCE and PANRE Question 3

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic feature of the nephrotic syndrome?

  1. proteinuria
  2. hematuria
  3. hypoalbuminemia
  4. hyperlipidemia
  5. generalized edema

Answer: B


Hematuria is present in NEPHRITIC syndrome. Nephrotic syndrome characteristically includes proteinuria (>3.5 gm/day), with resulting low serum albumin, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, hypercoagulability, and generalized edema (from oncotic third-spacing)

Know Your Content Blueprint

Nephrotic Syndrome is part of the NCCPA Content Blueprint Genitourinary System (6%)

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