idiopathic nephrotic syndrome


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idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

Etymology: Gk, idios, own, pathos, disease, nephros, kidney
a kidney disease of unknown origin characterized by hematuria, albuminuria, edema, and hypertension resulting from damaged glomerular capillaries.
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Treatment of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome with cyclosporin A in children.
Mycophenolate mofetil for treatment of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children.
Treatment of steroid and cyclosporine-resistant idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children.
Primary or idiopathic focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is increasingly being recognized as the leading cause of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS) in both children and adults in many parts of the world.
Changing patterns in the histopathology of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children.
Pathology of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children: are the adolescents different from young children?
Steroid sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome in children.

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