The prominent feature of nephrotic syndrome in children is high edema.Children lower limbs, head and face can be edema, especially the loose parts of the organization more obvious, such as eyelids, the boy's scrotum can be swollen like a light bulb, as well as visceral serous fluid, such as pleural effusion and ascites. Swollen skin is thin and translucent, the skin will be slightly damaged water seepage. Edema affect the blood circulation, so that local resistance decreased, prone to infection. Nephrotic syndrome, urine contains a lot of protein, urinary routine examination found that urine protein up to +++ to ++++, 24 hours urine protein excretion increased. Blood test can be found in plasma albumin reduction, the normal white and globulin ratio from 1 to 1.5 into 0.5, the proportion of inverted, increased plasma cholesterol.
Some sick children in the thigh and upper arm inside, abdomen and chest and pregnant women appear similar to the skin white or purple, urine volume was significantly reduced. Due to long-term loss of large amounts of protein from the urine, there may be protein malnutrition, hair dry wilt, hair follicle keratosis, dry skin, finger (toe) A white stripes, developmental delay, anemia and susceptible. Some sick children have hematuria and high blood pressure.
Nephrotic syndrome longer duration, easily recurrent. The greatest danger is secondary infection, such as skin erysipelas, intestinal infections, pneumonia, primary peritonitis and sepsis, etc., any secondary infection can cause death.
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