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J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1982 Feb;25(2):175-182. Korean. Case Report.
Min JS , Shon YK , Lee SW , Kang SC , Park YK , Yang MH .
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract

The Finnish type of Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome is characterized by large placenta, early manifestation, growth and developmental delay and resistance to treatment. Authors experienced a case of characteristic Finnish type of Congenital Nephrotic Syndrome in a girl, who was admitted to the Pediatric Department of KHUH at 2 1/1 months of age because of generalized edema and abdominal distension and died of pneumonia at 5 1/2 months of age. The diagnosis was made by birth history, clinical manifestation, laboratory findings and finally by the autopsy findings, Literatures are reviewed briefly.

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