FSGS

FSGS: nephrotic syndrome with glomerular sclerosis (focal and segmental)


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  • FSGS
  • aka: Focal glomerular sclerosis, Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis,
  • nephrotic syndrome with glomerular sclerosis (focal and segmental)
  • nephrotic (edema, foamy urine)
  • edema
  • nephrotic (proteinura, lipiduria, albumin↓, hyperlipidemia), biopsy shows focal (part of kidney) segmental (part of glomerulus) sclerosis
  • idiopathic, viral (HIV, parvo), genetic, drug (heroin, pamidronate, IFNa), adaptive (obese, sickle cell)
  • steroid, ACE inh (bp↓ so that proteinuria↓)