A Young Man with Relapsing Nephrotic Syndrome

A 19-year-old man presented to a nephrology clinic. Two years previously, he had presented to a pediatric nephrologist with lower extremity edema, foamy urine, and nephrotic range proteinuria. He was started on prednisone 60 mg per day and had reduction of proteinuria to less than half a gram per day within a month. Over the course of the following 2 ...