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nephrotic syndrome

Quartan malaria-associated childhood nephrotic syndrome: now a rare clinical entity in malaria endemic Nigeria

March 10, 2010 - 15:28 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Wasiu A. Olowu, Kayode A. Adelusola, Olufemi Adefehinti, and Tajudeen G. Oyetunji
Reference: 
Nephrol. Dial. Transplant. 2010; 25:794-801

The study determined (i) whether or not quartan malaria nephropathy (QMN) is still a major cause of childhood nephrotic syndrome (CNS) in Nigeria, (ii) secondary causes other than QMN and their associated glomerular pathology and (iii) renal and patient outcome.

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