Clinical-pathological correlations in the nephrotic syndrome. A report of the international study of kidney disease in children

@article{Edelmann1971ClinicalpathologicalCI,
  title={Clinical-pathological correlations in the nephrotic syndrome. A report of the international study of kidney disease in children},
  author={Chester M. Edelmann},
  journal={Pediatric Research},
  year={1971},
  volume={5},
  pages={383-383}
}
191 children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (absence of systemic disease or other known etiology) were studied from onset. Age and sex distribution were as expected. Renal biopsy revealed glomerulonephritis (GN) in ⅕; of these ⅘ were steroid non-responsive (continued proteinuria after 8 weeks prednisone). Of patients with “minimal lesions” (ML), 5% were… CONTINUE READING