Which histologic findings are characteristic of pediatric nephrotic syndrome?

Updated: Mar 04, 2020
  • Author: Jerome C Lane, MD; Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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If a kidney biopsy is performed, various histologic findings can be present, depending on the etiology of the nephrotic syndrome. A detailed discussion of the various types of INS and histologic findings is beyond the scope of this article. Briefly, the most common histologic types of INS are as follows.


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