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The Collapsing Variant of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) Secondary to Sarcoidosis, A Very Rare Case

Mahmut Gok, Omer Ayten, Ozkan Onur, Hakki Cetinkaya, Gulistan Gumrukcu, Gulizar Sahin
Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases 2021, 1 (1): 64-68
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Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic granulomatous disease of unknown etiology. Renal involvement in sarcoidosis patients is occurred, but the incidence and prevalence is uncertain. The most common renal involvement of systemic sarcoidosis is nephrocalcinosis and interstitial nephritis. After sarcoidosis was diagnosed in a 31-year-old male patient, we performed a renal biopsy because of nephrotic range proteinuria and renal dysfunction. The collapsing variant of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) secondary to sarcoidosis was diagnosed by kidney biopsy.

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