Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis


Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, Focal Glomerulosclerosis, FSGS

  • Epidemiology
  1. Accounts for one third of Nephrotic Syndrome in adults
  2. Accounts for >3% of new cases of End Stage Renal Disease
  3. Most common cause of idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome in adults
  • Labs
  • Pathology with electron microscopy
  1. Sclerosis and hyalinosis of segments of <50% of all glomeruli