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Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome of Finnish Type . A Report of Two Cases

  title={Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome of Finnish Type . A Report of Two Cases},
  author={C. Duicu and {\'E}. Kiss and B. Claudia and Nescu and Virginia Bodescu and Zsuzsanna Mor{\'e}h and E. Horv{\'a}th},
Congenital nephrotic syndrome of the Finnish type ( CNSF) is a rare autosomal recessive disease with high infant mortality without aggressive treatment. CNSF is characterized by massive in utero proteinu ria and nephrosis at birth. The majority of cases are cause d by genetic defects in the components of the glome rular filtration barrier, especially nephrin and podocin. Conge ital nephrotic syndrome (CNS) may also be a part o f a more generalized syndrome or caused by a perinatal infec tion… Expand

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