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Two new families with hereditary minimal change disease

Published inBMC nephrology, vol. 14, 65
Publication date2013
Abstract

Steroid-sensitive idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (SSINS) is most often encountered in sporadic cases of minimal change disease (MCD). Only rare cases of familial forms of MCD have been reported and most of them only in one generation. The scarcity of data has precluded unraveling the underlying genetic defect and candidate gene approaches have been unsuccessful. Here we report two families with related SSINS cases and review the related literature.

Keywords
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nephrosis, Lipoid/diagnosis/genetics
  • Pedigree
Citation (ISO format)
CHEHADE, Hassib et al. Two new families with hereditary minimal change disease. In: BMC nephrology, 2013, vol. 14, p. 65. doi: 10.1186/1471-2369-14-65
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