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Clinical signs and symptoms of hypoalbuminemia and hyperalbuminemia are related to the disease process involved. Treatment is also focused on the underlying cause(s) (Warrell, Firth, & Cox, 2010).

Hypoalbuminemia and Hyperalbuminemia: Clinical Picture

Hyperalbuminemia

Hyperalbuminemia occurs with a serum albumin >4.8 g/dL. Causes may include:

         Dehydration

         Liver disease

         Impaired renal function