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Volume : 6 Issue :5 Month : May (2018)
Page Numbers : 475-478

A Study Of Treatment Of Steroid Resistance And Steroid Dependent Nephrotic Syndrome By Mycophenolate Mofetil & Deflazacort In Pediatric Age Group ľA Study From Tribal Population In Developing State (India).

Punit Gupta, Swati Sharma, Nikita Jeswani, Gurvinder Kaur, Ayushi Mishra P
A total no of patients included in study are 28.The mean age of the patient is 11 ▒ 2.86 years. Out of 65 % patients are Male while 35 % patients are female. All patients are having Hypoalbuminea. The mean 24 hour urine protein is 3.1 ▒ 1.2 grams. 46 % patients are Hypothyroid out of them 62 % was male & 38 % was female.72 % patients shows electrolyte imbalance. 97 % patients showed abnormal usg findings in which, ascites, increased echotexture pleural effusion seen in 43.5%, 28%, 28.5 % respectively. Average weight of the Nephrotic Syndrome patient is 28 ▒ 13.69 kg. Average weight reduction in week duration is 6.78▒ 0.78 kg .Dose of Deflazacort used is 1 mg/kg body weight. Dose of Mycophenolate mofetil used is 12mg/kg body weight. No patients shows complication related to mycophenolate mofetil..96.4% patients shows improvement in 6 month follow up & only 1 patient had relapse because of irregular medication.
 
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