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Posted by: Susan | 2007/03/16

Fibrillary glomerulopathy

A friend of mine suffered from the above mentioned illness. Can it be cured? How often does it occur?

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Hi Susan
This is usually caused either by an auto-immune disease or diabetes and it is quite rare. It can not be cured but it can be managed. Deposits of micro fibrils ( like hairs) damage the glomerula or the unit in the kidney responsible for filtration.

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