Table 2.

Histologic characteristicsa

NephroticNonnephroticP Value
n810
Total glomeruli29 ± 1327 ± 130.75
Normal light microscopy (n)121
Mesangial proliferation (n)770.59
Segmental sclerosis (n)441
Segmental scars6 ± 111 ± 10.15
Acute tubular necrosis (n)300.07
Mesangial deposits (n)
    Immunofluorescenceb681
    Electron microscopy571
Foot process effacement (n)
    ≥80%70<0.001
    ≤20%110<0.001
  • a Results of continuous variables are mean ± SD.

  • b IgG deposition.