The nephrotic syndrome in a heifer due to glomerulonephritis.

  title={The nephrotic syndrome in a heifer due to glomerulonephritis.},
  author={andRogerW. Wiseman and Andrew Spencer and Lyall Petrie},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  volume={28 3},
An 18-month-old Friesian heifer, which was admitted in November with a history of weight loss, diarrhoea and submandibular oedema, was found to have an enlarged left kidney and a massive proteinuria. Laboratory investigations revealed that there was a marked hypoalbuminaemia and that the range and the proportions of the individual proteins in the urine were almost identical to those in the serum. Consequently, the nephrotic syndrome was diagnosed. On gross and histopathological examination of… CONTINUE READING