[Late onset cystinosis. Apropos of a case]

Nephrologie. 1987;8(4):193-5.
[Article in French]


This report concerns a new case of late onset cystinosis with heavy proteinuria. Renal biopsy showed focal segmental glomerular hyalinosis and the usual tubular and glomerular lesions of cystinosis. The pathogenesis of glomerular hyalinosis remains unclear.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Cystinosis / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Kidney Glomerulus / pathology
  • Male