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Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 394–395 | Cite as

Treatment of IgA nephropathy in children

  • Uri S. Alon
  • F. Bryson Waldo
Letters to the Editors

Key words

IgA nephropathy Steroids IgA nephropathy Prednisone therapy 

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© IPNA 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Uri S. Alon
    • 1
  • F. Bryson Waldo
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Pediatric Nephrology The Children's Mercy HospitalUniversity of Missouri at Kansas CityKansas CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pediatrics Division of NephrologyUAB School of MedicineBirminghamUSA

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