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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.

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