Patterns of primary glomerular diseases among adults in the western region of Saudi Arabia.

@article{Jalalah2009PatternsOP,
  title={Patterns of primary glomerular diseases among adults in the western region of Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Sawsan M. Jalalah},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={295-9}
}
The frequency of primary glomerular diseases is variable from one part of the world to the other. Data published from Saudi Arabia has shown wide range of variation in the different regions of the country. This study reports the frequency of primary glomerulonephritis (GN) in adults in the Western region of Saudi Arabia. The study is based on retrospective evalua-tion of archived renal biopsy in the period of 18 years (1989-2007). The 296 selected cases of primary GN were studied by light… CONTINUE READING

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