Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis; why does it occur segmentally?

Abstract

Podocyte loss is the fundamental basis of glomerulosclerosis. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a progressive glomerular disease, and its glomerular features are a prototype of podocyte loss-driven glomerulosclerosis. The glomerular pathology of FSGS is characterized by a focal and segmental location of the sclerotic lesions in human FSGS… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00424-017-2023-x

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