MCQ Pediatrics 40

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A 2-year-old child with leukemia develops nephrotic syndrome. Light microscopic studies are normal. Electron microscopic studies demonstrate fusion of epithelial foot processes. The current hypothesis
for the pathogenesis of this change is that it is secondary to which of the following?
A. Consumption of complement factors
B. IgG directed against basement membrane
C. Immune complex deposition
D. Lymphokine production by T cells
E. Mesangial IgA deposition


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