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focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in Medicine

focal segmental glomerulosclerosis n.
Segmental collapse of glomerular capillaries with thickened basement membranes and increased mesangial matrix, seen sometimes in nephrotic syndrome or mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis.

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