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Posted by: Mahmoud Kallash, MD , Amy Randall-McSorley, MMC, EdD Candidate on Jul 05, 2019


When you see the words “nephrotic syndrome,” you might think the words describe a specific disease that impacts a particular part of the body. Because we know “nephro” means kidney, we know this is a disease in the kidneys. But this isn’t quite true.

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