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glomerulosclerosis

Definitions

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  • n. A hardening of the glomerulus in the kidney.

Etymologies

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glomerulo- +‎ sclerosis

Examples

  • End-stage renal (kidney) disease: Patients may develop renal failure, often in association with a condition known as focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.

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  • His disease, called focal glomerulosclerosis, attacks the small filters of the kidney that remove waste from the blood, causing proteins to spill into the urine and scar the organ.

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  • Mourning missed the first 69 games of the 2000-01 season after being diagnosed with focal glomerulosclerosis.

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  • Mourning created an endowment fund that will advance research of focal glomerulosclerosis, the kidney disorder from which he suffers.

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  • On October 15th of last year, Alonzo stood before you and announced that he had -- was suffering from a kidney disease called focal glomerulosclerosis.

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  • The diagnosis by pathology was something called focal glomerulosclerosis, and we informed Alonzo and his family of that.

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  • As reported online this month by the journal Science, collaborating research groups found that patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and hypertension-attributed end-stage kidney disease (H-ESKD) harbored variants in the APOL1 gene that changed the ApoL1 protein sequence.

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  • Newswise - An in-depth study of a family with multiple generations affected by kidney disease has identified a previously unknown location for a gene abnormality causing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the

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  • An in-depth study of a family with multiple generations affected by kidney disease has identified a previously unknown location for a gene abnormality causing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN).

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  • Corrigendum: Mutations in the formin gene INF2 cause focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

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