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Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in solitary kidney in WAGR syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15354948     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
WAGR syndrome consists of Wilms' tumour, aniridia, genitourinary malformations and mental retardation, and is associated with chromosomal microdeletion of 11p13. We report a case of young male, exhibiting several typical features of WAGR syndrome (e.g. WT, aniridia and genitourinary abnormalities), but missing some other (mental retardation and chromosomal abnormality absent). Renal biopsy performed in our patient for unexplained proteinuria showed focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, presumably of secondary origin; the decrease of proteinuria was achieved by the firm control of BP in conjunction with the reduction of body weight.
Authors:
M Merta; J Reiterová; M Krkavcová; R Rysavá; D Kmentová; V Tesar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prague medical report     Volume:  105     ISSN:  1214-6994     ISO Abbreviation:  Prague Med Rep     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-09     Completed Date:  2004-09-23     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101227436     Medline TA:  Prague Med Rep     Country:  Czech Republic    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
First Internal Department, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. merta@mbox.cesnet.cz
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Glomerulosclerosis, Focal Segmental / complications*
Humans
Kidney / abnormalities*
Male
WAGR Syndrome / complications*

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