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Journal Article
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Barton, Everard N.,; Williams, Winston; Shah, Dipak J.; Miller, Maolynne E.
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Medicine
Article Title
Idiopathic focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis in Jamaica: A 10 year review.
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1995
Volume ID
44
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
85-87
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Abstract
Idiopathic focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (IFSGS) in a predominantly black population does not appear to behave any differently than in Caucasian patients. Response to steroid therapy and cyclophosphamide had favourable prognostic significance. There may be a subgroup of IFSGS which responds more slowly to steroids. The duration of steroid therapy should extend beyond four months....
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