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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63-66

Nephrotic syndrome associated with meningioma


Department of Nephrology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi, India

Correspondence Address:
V N Unni
Professor and Head, Department of Nephrology, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Kochi 682 041
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.107214

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A 58-year-old man presented with recurrent frontal meningioma and nephrotic syndrome. Renal biopsy could not be done in view of the rapid neurological deterioration. The patient underwent surgical resection of the tumor. Within 4 weeks, the edema decreased, serum albumin improved, and proteinuria decreased spontaneously. At three months of followup, the patient had attained complete remission of nephrotic state.






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