Complications of nephrotic syndrome:
Infection with encapsulated bacteria, varicella (Vaccinate before or during treatment with high dose steroids)
Thromboembolism due to decreased antithrombin III (Prophylactic anticoagulation is not recommended unless patient has had a thromboembolic event, albumin < 2 g/dL, fibrinogen > 6 g/L, antithrombin < 70%)
Hypovolemia, anascara, renal insufficiency.
Increased risk of early atherosclerosis due to hyperlipidemia.