MCQ – 89224


A 4-year old boy presents with periorbital puffiness and mild abdominal distension for 1 week. O/E there was shifting dullness and the rest of the findings are within normal limits. Urine analysis shows 3+ proteinuria. What is the next best step in the management of this child:

A. Start prednisolone @2mg/kg/day


Start prednisolone @1.5mg/kg/day


Get a 24-hour urinary protein, urine protein/creatinine ratio, serum albumin, and lipid profile done


Start furosemide @2mg/kg/day

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