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a child male 1 yr old diagnosed with minimal change disease presents with swelling around eyes and over both lower limbs. cholesterol 360 triglycerides 500 . history of upper respiratory tract infection 4 month ago.

whats the prognosis? what r the chances that steriods will respond in this patient.?

whats the chances of relapse in minimal change disease?







  #2

a classic minimal change disease has good or very good Prognosis, treated with steroids (prednisone) , pts respond at least 80%. And they have few chances of relapse. But i think you must know this. Is your patient an atypical case or what?





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he is getting his first trial of steroid today. so just praying and wishing him luck. thx for ur reply.



  #4

oh, it´s a real patient, i didn´t know it. Yes, i wish him luck, too. He is very little. God first, he will be fine. smiling face





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