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What is a key morphological feature of the patients disease? A 7 year old child presents with hypoalbuminemia, edema, hyperlipidemia, and proteinuria. The edema is in the periorbital region initially and eventually spreads to the rest of the body. The patient is given steroid therapy and the disease goes away.



A. Fusion of the foot processes
B. Destruction of the basement membrane
C. Destruction of the glomerulus
D. Hemosiderin laden macrophages in the kidney
E. None of the above

This question is part of Renal pathology MCQs
Asked by Fatehia, Last updated: Apr 02, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Nov 29, 2016

Destruction of the basement membrane
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Oct 27, 2016

Fusion of the foot processes
 

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