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Top 5 Facts about FSGS Kidney Disease

Top 5 Facts about FSGS Kidney DiseaseFSGS kidney disease refers to focal segmental glomerular sclerosis. If one person is just diagnosed with this disease, I believe this article is helpful for him or her to find out 5 FSGS kidney disease factors.

Top 1: Characteristics of FSGS

This kidney disease occurs more commonly in children and adolescent than the elder. Even though this disease can affect both female and male, the number of affected male is a little higher than that of female. If it happens among children, FSGS is more likely to present the form of Nephrotic Syndrome.

Top 2: FSGS causes

According to the causes, FSGS can be divided into primary FSGS and secondary FSGS. Although the pathogenic factor of primary FSGS is not very clear, it has a closed link with inherited factor and mainly presents Nephrotic Syndrome. Secondary FSGS is usually attributed to infections like HIV, poison damage, loss of nephron, humoral immunity disorder, and so on.

Top 3: FSGS has certain hereditary tendency

FSGS isn’t one typically inherited disorder, but hereditary factor plays an important role in the onset of this disease. We call it familial aggregation. What’s more, FSGS is also associated to immune disorder, because there are immune complexes within their kidneys.

Top 4: The treatment for FSGS is complex

If fortunately, some FSGS patients can get complete remission spontaneously. However, in most cases, it is quite difficult to treat FSGS. At present, steroids, immunosuppressants, Immunotherapy, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, and so on, are used commonly to treat FSGS kidney disease.

Top 5: The recurrent rate of FSGS is high

When FSGS progresses into end stage, patients may be recommended to do kidney transplant. However, the recurrent rate of FSGS is quite high, so patients may return to dialysis again after kidney transplant.

The above are some factors for FSGS kidney disease patients. Hopefully, these information can be helpful for you. To learn more about them, welcome to contact us.

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