Nephrotic syndrome clinical features and complications-mnemonic

Nephrotic syndrome is one of the most common conditions which is encountered in the paedicatric age group.Memorizing the clinical features and complications of nephrotic syndrome is essential while appearing for all the MCQ exams.This mnemonic is for memorizing the clinical features and complications of nephrotic syndrome.

Nephrotic syndrome mnemonic is a bit tricky, because this mnemonic has some letters which are included from inside the wOrds, so try to remember this mnemonic by repetition.

NEPHROTIC

Na + water retention

Edema

Proteinuria > 3.5g/24 hrs

Hyperlipidemia

Renal vein thrOmbosis

Thrombotic and thrombo embolic complications

Infection with staph. N pneumococci

HyperCoagulable state

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