DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20205278

Nephrotic syndrome in pregnancy: a case report

Ipsita Mohapatra, Subha R. Samantaray

Abstract


Nephrotic syndrome is a spectrum of renal disorders in which proteinuria is a hallmark. When pregnancy is affected by nephrotic syndrome, the maternal and fetal outcome, as well as the required treatment, depends on the underlying cause and severity of the disease. Pregnant patients with nephrotic syndrome are more prone to develop pre-eclampsia, preterm birth, low birth weight babies and intrauterine fetal growth restriction. Here we are presenting a case report on pregnancy with nephrotic syndrome which was managed by multidisciplinary approach with successful outcome.


Keywords


Nephrotic syndrome, Proteinuria, Intrauterine growth restriction, Pre-eclampsia

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