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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 that forms in parts of the kidney called glomeruli. The glomeruli serve as filters, helping rid the body of unnecessary or harmful substances. Each kidney has thousands of glomeruli. One glomeruli is called a glomerulus. “Focal” means ...