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Kidney FSGS and Membraneous Neprhopathy Mnemonics

Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and membraneous nephropathy are the most common causes of Nephrotic syndrome in adults, but statistically FSGS is more common...

FSGS = First and aFrican-american

Causes of FSGS? = the 3 H's
Heavy (Obese)

Membranous Nephropathy = ABCD
Autoimmune disease
B hepatitis (easy to remember, using abbreviation mB for membranous)

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