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Minimal change glomerulopathy may progress to which of the following? (AIIMS May 11)



A RPGN
B FSGS

C Good Pasture
D MPGN

Ans. B FSGS

Rarely minimal change GN it may progress to Focal & Segmental glomerulosclerosis Q (AIIMS Nov 07)

Treatment of minimal change GN (Ref. H-18th Edi, P- 2345)

i. Prednisone is first-line therapy,

ii. Other immunosuppressive drugs, such as cyclophosphamide, chlorambucil, and mycophenolate mofetil, are saved for frequent relapses, steroid-dependent, or steroid-resistant patients.

iii. Cyclosporine can induce remission, but relapse is also common when cyclosporine is withdrawn.

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