hyperproteinemia

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hyperproteinemia

[¦hī·pər‚prōd·ə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive protein levels in the blood.
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However, an increase in its levels could lead to atherosclerosis, hyperproteinaemia, cirrhosis, haemolytic jaundice, malnutrition, and increased risk of cardiovascular diseases [38, 39].
Significant increase in total protein in the liver of both the treated samples indicates the induction of hyperproteinaemia.
Hyperproteinaemia had been implicated to occur under the following conditions: chronic nephritis at the stage of polyuria which associate tightly with diabetes mellitus, renal tubular damage at the stage of recovery with gross diuresis as found in diabetic patients, uncomplicated liver disease such as acute hepatitis, hepatic necrosis, cirrhosis, biliary or portal together with vascular diseases and severe infections which characterized diabetic condition and severe diabetic ketosis resulted in elevated plasma protein [21,5,2].