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A 7 year old boy presented with generalized edema. Urine examination revealed marked albuminuria. Serum biochemical examinations showed hypoalbuminaemia with hyperlipidaemia. Kidney biopsy was undertaken. On light microscopic examination, the kidney appeared normal. Electron microscopic examination is most likely to reveal - (AIIMS Nov 2009)



A Fusion of foot processes of the glomerular epithelial cells

B Rarefaction of glomerular basement membrane

C Deposition of electron dense material in the basement membrane

D Thin basement membrane

Ans. A i.e., Fusion of foot process of the glomerular epithelial cells

[Ref: Robbin's 8th/e p. 925]

The child in presenting with features S/o Nephrotic syndrome most frequent cause of which amongst children is minimal change ds.

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