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Glomerulosclerosis, Focal Segmental MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glomerulosclerosis, Focal Segmental
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.570.363.640
C12.200.777.419.570.363.660
C12.950.419.570.363.640
Unique ID
D005923
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005923
Scope Note
A clinicopathological syndrome or diagnostic term for a type of glomerular injury that has multiple causes, primary or secondary. Clinical features include PROTEINURIA, reduced GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE, and EDEMA. Kidney biopsy initially indicates focal segmental glomerular consolidation (hyalinosis) or scarring which can progress to globally sclerotic glomeruli leading to eventual KIDNEY FAILURE.
Entry Term(s)
Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
Glomerulonephritis, Focal Sclerosing
Glomerulosclerosis, Focal
Hyalinosis, Segmental
Hyalinosis, Segmental Glomerular
Segmental Glomerular Hyalinosis
Previous Indexing
Kidney Glomerulus (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
2007; see GLOMERULOSCLEROSIS, FOCAL 1991-2006, GLOMERULONEPHRITIS 1977-1990
History Note
2007 (1977)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/05/19
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Glomerulosclerosis, Focal Segmental Preferred
Hyalinosis, Segmental Glomerular Related
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