Focal glomerulosclerosis

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What is focal glomerulosclerosis?

Focal segmented glomerulosclerosis is kidney disorder that is characterized by the formation of scar tissue in some of the glomeruli, structures that are the first step in the filtering of blood into urine. Not all glomeruli are affected and those that are may only have segments that are scarred.

Common symptoms reported by people with focal glomerulosclerosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with focal glomerulosclerosis

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Compare treatments taken by people with focal glomerulosclerosis

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Who has focal glomerulosclerosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 12
30s 34
40s 45
50s 53
60s 21
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 9
30-39 years 10
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 58
Female 115

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 64
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from focal glomerulosclerosis patients who have completed their condition history
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