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Lindsey Duquette contracted the incurable kidney disease at age two.
Although some anecdotal cases and studies report that the drug rituximab can benefit children that are resistant to standard treatment for idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS), a recent study unfortunately proves otherwise.
The drug rituximab, an antibody that targets the immune system and is often used to treat immune disorders such as lymphoma and arthritis, has recently emerged as a potential treatment for a childhood kidney disorder known as idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (INS).
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