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Early prednisone therapy in Henoch-Schönlein purpura: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy of early prednisone therapy in preventing renal and treating extrarenal and renal symptoms in Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) in a placebo-controlled trial. STUDYExpand
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The adult kidney 24 years after childhood Henoch-Schönlein purpura: a retrospective cohort study
BACKGROUND Henoch-Schönlein purpura arising in childhood could cause renal impairment or even an end-stage renal disease later in life. We aimed to assess long-term outcome of childhoodExpand
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Long-term outcome of primary nephrotic syndrome.
One hundred and fourteen children with primary nephrotic syndrome were followed up prospectively for periods of between 5 and 14 years. Urine samples from 94 of them became protein-free during theExpand
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Henoch-Schönlein nephritis: long-term prognosis of unselected patients.
Progressive glomerulonephritis is the most serious feature of Henoch-Schönlein syndrome. In a series of 141 children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura 39 (28%) had abnormal urinary sediment for aExpand
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Nephrin gene (NPHS1) in patients with minimal change nephrotic syndrome (MCNS).
BACKGROUND Minimal change nephrotic syndrome (MCNS) is a major problem in pediatric nephrology. While the pathogenesis of MCNS is not known, the latest discoveries in the genetic diseases indicateExpand
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Cyclosporine A vs. methylprednisolone for Henoch–Schönlein nephritis: a randomized trial
Knowledge about how to treat severe Henoch–Schönlein nephritis (HSN) is scarce. The aim of our study is to compare cyclosporine A (CyA) and methylprednisolone pulses (MP) in the treatment of severeExpand
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Long-term outcome 19 years after childhood IgA nephritis: a retrospective cohort study
We evaluated the natural long-term outcome after childhood IgA nephritis. Altogether 55 patients with biopsy-proven IgA nephritis were identified, 37 (67%) responded to the health questionnaire andExpand
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RENAL INVOLVEMENT IN SCHÖNLEIN‐HENOCH PURPURA
Abstract. Koskimies, O., Rapola, J., Savilahti, E. and Vilska, J. (The Children's Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland). Renal involvement in Schonlein‐Henoch purpura. Acta PaediatrExpand
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Clinical course of extrarenal symptoms in Henoch–Schönlein purpura: a 6-month prospective study
Objective To describe the extrarenal symptoms and clinical course of Henoch–Schönlein purpura (HSP). Design A prospective national multicentre trial with 6-month follow-up. Patients A total of 223Expand
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DIAGNOSTIC VALUE OF SYMPTOMS AND CLEAN‐VOIDED URINE SPECIMEN IN CHILDHOOD URINARY TRACT INFECTION
Abstract. In diagnosing urinary tract infection (UTI) the symptoms of 477 infants and children and the findings in their clean‐voided urine specimens were evaluated. 322 patients were consideredExpand
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