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    Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

    The urinary system is made up of the kidneys, ureters, urethra and bladder.

    Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis is scar tissue in the filtering unit of the kidney. This structure is called the glomerulus. The glomeruli serve as filters that help the body get harmful substances. Each kidney has thousands of glomeruli. “Focal” means that some of the glomeruli ...