Study of nephrotic syndrome in children: importance of light, immunoflourescence and electron microscopic observations to a correct classification of glomerulopathies.

  title={Study of nephrotic syndrome in children: importance of light, immunoflourescence and electron microscopic observations to a correct classification of glomerulopathies.},
  author={Muhammed Mubarak and Javed Iqbal Kazi},
  journal={Nefrologia : publicacion oficial de la Sociedad Espanola Nefrologia},
  volume={33 2},
  • M. Mubarak, J. Kazi
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Nefrologia : publicacion oficial de la Sociedad Espanola Nefrologia
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the contribution of electron microscopy (EM) to the accurate diagnosis of glomerulopathies in childhood nephrotic syndrome (NS) in a developing country. METHODS The study was carried out at the Histopathology Department, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) from April 2007 to March 2008. All children (≤18 years) presenting with NS were included. Patients' demographic, clinical, laboratory, and biopsy data were retrieved from case records and biopsy… 

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