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Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors. Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition. Boston: Butterworths; 1990.

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Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition.

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Table 192.1Differential Diagnosis of Proteinuria

Albuminuria (including other urinary proteins)
Primary renal disease
 Glomerulonephritis
  idiopathic
  secondary to specific antigens (hepatitis, malaria, etc.)
 Tubulointerstitial disease (toxic, allergic, vascular, infective, hereditary)
Renal disease associated with systemic disorders
 Diabetic glomerulosclerosis
 Systemic lupus erythematosus
 Amyloidosis
 Vasculitis (allergic, polyarteritis, SLE, etc.)
 Neoplasia
 Toxins (heavy metals, drugs, allergens)
Hemodynamic (congestive heart failure, constrictive pericarditis, renal vein thrombosis)
Monoclonal proteinuria (light chains)
Multiple myeloma (IgG, IgA, IgD, IgE, and free light chains)
Waldenström's macroglobulinuria (primarily IgM)
Amyloidosis (with or without myeloma)
Mu heavy chain disease
Idiopathic monoclonal gammopathy
Lymphoma

From: Chapter 192, Proteinuria

Copyright © 1990, Butterworth Publishers, a division of Reed Publishing.

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