Current views on collapsing glomerulopathy.

  title={Current views on collapsing glomerulopathy.},
  author={Mamdouh Nasser Albaqumi and Laura M C Barisoni},
  journal={Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN},
  volume={19 7},
Collapsing glomerulopathy is a proliferative disease defined by segmental or global wrinkling of the glomerular basement membranes associated with podocyte proliferation. These lesions are particularly poor responders to standard therapies. First described as an idiopathic disorder or following HIV infection, it is now associated with a broad group of diseases and different pathogenetic mechanisms, which participate in podocyte injury and mitogenic stimulation. Because of this etiologic… CONTINUE READING
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