Unusual post-transplantation recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis which resolved with cyclosporine but not with sirolimus.

@article{Skhiri2005UnusualPR,
  title={Unusual post-transplantation recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis which resolved with cyclosporine but not with sirolimus.},
  author={Habib Skhiri and E. Morelon and L A Noel and Marie-France Mamzer-Bruneel and C. Legendre and Marie-No{\"e}lle P{\'e}raldi and Henri A Kreis},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={458-60}
}
Recurrence of idiopathic focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is frequent after the first kidney transplantation (KT), but a recurrence that only occurred after the second KT has never been reported. Although cyclosporine reduces proteinuria and prolongs graft survival in patients with recurrent glomerulosclerosis, the effectiveness of sirolimus for this condition is still not known. We report, for the first time as far as we know, the case of a 35-year-old black male patient who… CONTINUE READING

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