Nephrotic Syndrome (cont.)
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Exams and Tests
In addition to a medical history and physical exam, other tests to diagnose nephrotic syndrome include:
You may need other tests before treatment for nephrotic syndrome begins. These include:
In adults, testing usually includes:
Unless nephrotic syndrome is clearly caused by diabetes, a kidney biopsy is usually done to find the cause. Children do not usually have a biopsy.
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