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What disease similar with nephrotic syndrome?

Because of nephrotic syndrome in this disease is not common in our daily life, so everyone in this disease is not particularly understand, and the symptoms of this disease is not unique, the cause of this disease to identify many of the mistakes in patients with nephrotic syndrome, then what are the diseases similar! Let's get to know.

1. Henoch Schonlein purpura nephritis

It is common in adolescents and has typical skin purpura. It is usually symmetrical in the distal extremities, more than 1~4 days after the rash, and hematuria and / or proteinuria.

2. systemic lupus erythematosus nephritis

It can be seen in middle-aged women and adolescents, and multiple autoantibodies and multisystem damage can be diagnosed by immunological examination.

3. hepatitis B virus associated glomerulonephritis

More common in children and adolescents, the main clinical manifestations of proteinuria or renal synthesis, the common pathological type is membranous nephropathy. Diagnostic criteria: (1) serum hepatitis B virus antigen is positive; secondly, suffering from glomerulonephritis and excluding secondary glomerulonephritis.

4. diabetic nephropathy

Good hair in middle-aged and elderly, common in the course of diabetes over 10 years. Early detection of urinary albumin excretion increased, and later developed into a large amount of proteinuria, renal consolidation.

5. renal amyloidosis

In elderly people, renal amyloidosis is part of the systemic multiple organ involvement. Mainly involving the heart, primary amyloidosis kidney and digestive tract (including the tongue), skin and nerve; secondary amyloidosis often secondary to chronic suppurative infection, tuberculosis, cancer and other diseases, mainly involving kidney, liver and spleen. When kidney is involved, the volume is increased, usually NS. Renal amyloidosis is often diagnosed with renal biopsy.

6. myeloma nephropathy

Good hair in the elderly, male, patients may have characteristics of multiple myeloma clinical manifestations, such as pain, serum monoclonal immunoglobulin increased, bone marrow showed abnormal proliferation of plasma cells (more than 15% nucleated cells), and accompanied by a qualitative change. NS occurs when multiple myeloma is involved in the glomerulus. The characteristic features of these myeloma are favorable for differential diagnosis.

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