Effects of repeated courses of daily steroids and of persistent proteinuria on linear growth in children with nephrotic syndrome

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The growth-inhibitory effects of courses of daily steroid therapy and of persistent proteinuria were assessed in 125 Indian and African children with nephrotic syndrome (NS) who were followed for an average of 3.9 years (range 0.25–14 years). Among the biopsied patients, 81% of Indians had minimal — change nephropathy and 49% of Africans had membranous… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00856818

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