Table 1

Summary of clinical and laboratory findings
MCD FSGS IgAN MGN P value
Mean ± SD Min Max Mean ± SD Min Max Mean ± SD Min Max Mean ± SD Min Max -
Age (years) 30±10.98 14 60 34±15.93 14 72 28±9.83 14 45 41±13.63 20 62
Sex Male 12 12 11 16
Female 10 9 9 9
24 hour urine protein (gms/24hours) 3.44±1.56 0.40 6.80 3.52±2.05 0.64 10.00 3.40±1.60 0.70 5.00 3.51±1.19 1.80 6.00 0.985
Serum creatinine (mg/dl) 1.19±0.54 0.40 2.60 1.41±0.61 0.50 2.30 1.43±1.46 0.57 3.20 1.17±0.68 0.50 3.20 0.611
Hypertension Non Hypertensive 18 16 10 17 0.519
Hypertensive 4 5 7 5
Proteinuric range Nephrotic (24 hours urine protein > 3gms) 17 20 2 23 <0.001*
Sub nephrotic (24hours urine protein 0.5 to 3 gms) 4 0 3 0
Nephritic (hematuria + proteinuria) 1 1 15 2
Steroid responsiveness Steroid sensitive 10 8 - - -
Steroid resistant 0 3 - -
Steroid dependent 0 1 - -

Note; MCD-Minimal change disease, FSGS-focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, IgA N-IgA nephropathy, MGN-Membranous glomerulonephritis, min-minimum, max –maximum, SD –standard deviation, mg-miligram.gm-gram, dl-deciliter, *-statistically significant.

Shankar et al.

Shankar et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9:40   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-9-40

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