What is the sexual predilection in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF)?

Updated: May 22, 2018
  • Author: Noah S Scheinfeld, JD, MD, FAAD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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No sexual predilection is recognized. Data from the NFD Registry indicate a male-to-female ratio of 1:1. However, in the 2001 article by Cowper et al, [38] the male-to-female ratio in patients with biopsy-proven disease was 9:5.


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