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BACKGROUND Charcot-Marie-Tooth neuropathy has been reported to be associated with renal diseases, mostly focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). However, the common mechanisms underlying the neuropathy and FSGS remain unknown. Mutations in INF2 were recently identified in patients with autosomal dominant FSGS. INF2 encodes a formin protein that interacts(More)
Sir, Interferon alfa (IFN-a) is a cytokine available for the treatment of malignant diseases and hepatitis B and C. Major complications of this drug include the occurrence of autoimmune disease w1x. Case. A 37-year-old woman undergoing haemodialysis (HD) in August 1983 following focal segmental glomerulosclerosis received a kidney donated by her father in(More)
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