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FSGS-tip lesion

Friday 3 February 2006

Definition: Tip lesion of FSGS is defined by sclerosis involving the proximal tubular pole of the glomerulus, with adhesion to the proximal tubule, often with intracapillary foam cells. It may have better prognosis than usual FSGS.

Ultrastructure

- extensive foot process effacement

See also

- FSGS