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FSGS

Introduction: FSGS

Description of FSGS

FSGS (medical condition): A rare kidney disorder involving scarring of parts of...more »

See also:

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis:
  »Introduction: Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  »Symptoms of Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  »Treatments for Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

FSGS: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

FSGS is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that FSGS, or a subtype of FSGS, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list FSGS as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

FSGS as a Disease

FSGS: Another name for Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  »Symptoms of Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  »Treatments for Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

FSGS: Related Diseases

FSGS: FSGS is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of FSGS

Some of the causes of FSGS are included in the list below:

Symptoms of FSGS (Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis)

Some of the symptoms of FSGS incude:

Treatments for FSGS (Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis)

Treatments for FSGS (Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis) include:

  • Medication, dialysis, kidney transplant, low salt diet

Treatment of FSGS: For more treatment information about FSGS, see treatment of Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)

Terms associated with FSGS:

Terms Similar to FSGS:

Source - NIH

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