Use of corticosteroids, other immunosuppressive therapies, and tonsillectomy in the treatment of IgA nephropathy.


Because IgA nephropathy (IgAN) was originally regarded as a benign condition, the indication of corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive therapies have been highly restricted because of potential side effects, and such drugs have been used for a specific subgroup of patients with IgAN, taking the risk/benefit ratio into consideration. During the last… (More)

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