Hyperlipidemia in childhood nephrotic syndrome


Hyperlipidemia is an important characteristic of nephrotic syndrome (NS). Elevation of plasma total cholesterol, or more specifically low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, is the major lipid abnormality in NS, although hypertriglyceridemia may develop as the disorder progresses. The pathophysiology of nephrotic hyperlipidemia is complex. The prevailing view… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00852550

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