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The best initial test to know about CRF is? (LQ)



A Serum creatinine
B Blood urea

C GFR
D Serum potassium

Ans. C

Chronic Renal Failure (CRF)

Note: The term for CRF is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Definition-CRF refers to the permanent loss of renal function, which culminates in signs and symptoms termed uremia.

Common Causes

A. Diabetic nephropathy (M/C of CRF) B. Hypertension C. Chronic glomerulonephritis

D. Polycystic kidney disease E. Chronic pyelonephritis F. Interstitial nephritis.

G. Alport syndrome

(Minimal change GN is the least common cause)

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