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Classification & external resources
ICD-9 273.8
DiseasesDB 6534
MeSH D007019

Hypoproteinemia (or "Hypoproteinaemia") is a condition where there is an abnormally low level of protein in the blood.

One common cause is due to excess protein in the urine (proteinuria), which can be a medical sign of nephrotic syndrome.

A specific form is hypoalbuminemia.

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