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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 684-688
Distribution of pathological finding in the children with nephrotic syndrome from Guangxi


1 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, The First Affiliated Hospital of GuangXi Medical University, Nanning, China
2 Department of Pediatrics, The Affiliated Hospital of Medical College of Youjiang for Nationalities, Baise, China

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Dr. Tian-Biao Zhou
Department of Pediatric Nephrology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, Nanning 530021, Guangxi
China
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DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.132240

PMID: 24821179

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To identify the variations in pediatric renal biopsy pathology and clinicopathological features in Guangxi, China, in the past ten years, we studied retrospectively the kidney biopsies performed to evaluate the primary nephrotic syndrome (PNS) in 218 children at two main medical centers in Guangxi from January 1999 to January 2009. The major pathological finding was mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis (48.2%), focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (16.5%), immunoglobulin A nephropathy (13.3%) and minimal change disease (11.0%). Patients with different pathological types yielded different response rates to glucocorticoids (P <0.001). There were statistical significant differences between prognosis for the different pathological types (P <0.05). The pathological characteristics of PNS in children were diverse and significant for guiding the grade of glucocorticoid response and predicting the prognosis of the PNS disease.


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