OMIA 000712 : Nephrotic syndrome

Possible human homologues (MIM numbers): 251300 (trait) , 256020 (trait) , 600995 (trait) , 256370 (trait)

Cross-species summary: Nephrotic syndrome is a kidney disorder in which the body excretes too much protein in the urine. The syndrome is characterised by proteinuria, hypoalbuminaemia and oedema. Nephrotic syndrome is often caused by damage to small blood vessels in the kidneys and can be the consequence of various underlying health conditions, including glomerulonephritis and amyloidosis. Several inherited forms have been described in humans.

Species in which this phene is found:
dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
domestic cat (Felis catus)

Edit History

  • Created by Frank Nicholas on 03 May 2005
  • Changed by Frank Nicholas on 14 Feb 2012
  • Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 13 Sep 2021