Clinical features and outcomes of 98 children and adults with dense deposit disease

@article{Lu2011ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical features and outcomes of 98 children and adults with dense deposit disease},
  author={Der-Fa Lu and Mikyung Moon and Lynne Lanning and Ann Marie McCarthy and Richard J. H. Smith},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2011},
  volume={27},
  pages={773-781}
}
Dense deposit disease (DDD) is an ultra-rare renal disease. In the study reported here, 98 patients and their families participated in a descriptive patient-centered survey using an online research format. Reports were completed by patients (38%) or their parents (62%). Age at diagnosis ranged from 1.9 to 38.9 years (mean 14 years). The majority of patients presented with proteinuria and hematuria; 50% had hypertension and edema. Steroids were commonly prescribed, although their use was not… CONTINUE READING

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