Which infection causes remission of nephrotic syndrome?

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Which infection causes minimal change nephrotic syndrome to go into remission without steroid therapy?

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Infection with measles virus can lead to remission of minimal change nephrotic syndrome. In two patient measles was used to treat nephrotic syndrome.
Reason probably is due to decreased T cell immunity, in measles that balances high lymphocyte T activity in MCD that causes it to remit.

answered Sep 8, 2014 by Sujit Shrestha Medical Officer (1,796 points)