FSGS: Diagnosis and Diagnostic Work-Up

@inproceedings{Sprangers2016FSGSDA,
  title={FSGS: Diagnosis and Diagnostic Work-Up},
  author={Ben Sprangers and Bj{\"o}rn Meijers and Gerald B. Appel},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2016}
}
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis is a histologic lesion, rather than a clinical disease. FSGS is common cause of nephrotic syndrome in both adults and children worldwide. In the United States it is the most common primary glomerular disease resulting in end-stage renal disease and recent reports have suggested that its incidence might be on the rise. Currently the incidence is estimated to be 7 per million. The podocyte is the cellular target cell in FSGS and in recent years substantial… CONTINUE READING

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