Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in kidney resected for renal cell carcinoma

A. Ahsan Ejaz, Xochi J. Geiger, Andrew Wasiluk

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A diagnosis of renal dysfunction is usually made on the basis of clinical, biochemical, radiologic, and renal tissue analysis. Accurate diagnosis often requires a renal biopsy, but that procedure is contraindicated in certain clinical circumstances, particularly in patients who have only one kidney. We describe a patient who previously had undergone left nephrectomy for a renal clear cell carcinoma, in whom the diagnosis of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis was made on retrospective analysis of remnant renal tissue from the patient's nephrectomy specimen.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-349
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Urology and Nephrology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 2005


  • Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  • Remnant tissue
  • Renal cell carcinoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Urology


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