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Which is seen in nephrotic syndrome (select two options): (PGI May 11)



A Low serum calcium
B Raised AT – III

C Low lipid
D Platelet activation

Ans. A Low serum calcium, D. Platelet activation

Most other proteins are decreased in Nephrotic Syndrome.

Proteins decreased Consequence

i. Albumin Oedema due to Hypoalbuminemia

ii. Transferrin Fe resistant microcytic anemia

iii. Cholecalciferol binding protein Low total serum calcium

iv. Thyroxine binding globulin Decreased total thyroxin

v. AT III Increase thrombus formation

Extra Edge: Nephrotic syndrome is characteristically associated with increased fibrinogen levels (Hyper fibrinogenemia).

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