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Glomerular pathology in FA and Rapid Review

Discussion in 'Step I' started by susan96, Apr 19, 2007.

  1. susan96

    susan96 Senior Member 5+ Year Member

    Jun 7, 2004
    The diseases listed under Nephritic and Nephrotic don't match up. (ie. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis is nephritic in FA, nephrotic in RR)

    I hate the kidney.

    Which one is correct?
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  3. UCLAstudent

    UCLAstudent I'm a luck dragon! 10+ Year Member

    Sep 6, 2002
    They're both correct --- MPGN can have features of nephritic or nephrotic syndrome.
  4. bones4u

    bones4u Residency>>>Med School 2+ Year Member

    Apr 9, 2007
    The kidney is confusing.

    Nephrology is confusing - its so academic.

    They can explain everything so well, discuss the pathophysiology for hours, talk about minute differences in microscopic and EM appearance of each nephritic/nephrotic syndrome.

    In the end? Steroids, next patient...

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