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Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: Introduction

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: A rare kidney disorder involving scarring of parts of the kidney filtering system which affects kidney function. It usually occurs for no apparent reason but can result from kidney damage caused by illicit drug use, certain viral infections and HIV. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis is available below.

Symptoms of Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Treatments for Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

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Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: Complications

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Causes of Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

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Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Hospitals & Clinics: Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

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Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

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Prognosis for Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

Prognosis for Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: end-stage renal disease usually occurs in 6-8 years from the start of high urine protein levels

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Definitions of Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis:

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

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More information about Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

  1. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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