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February 7, 2019

Twitter Poll (February 6, 2019)

Minimal change disease, twitter poll, arkana laboratories, renal pathology, kindey biopsy

Answer: B

Minimal change disease is the most common glomerular disease associated with thymoma. Classically, the solid tumors most commonly associated with MN are lung, bronchus, and gastric cancers, followed by renal cell, prostate and thymoma.

Other cancers reported with MN are colorectal, pancreatic, esophageal and hepatic carcinomas.


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