B Time interval, m

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B Time interval, m

FIGURE 11-24 (Continued)

whereas in patients treated with prednisone and cytotoxic drugs (B) the chronic lesions, on average, do not progress. Various studies have shown that this chronicity index is the strongest predictor of development of end-stage renal disease [14]. (From Balow et al. [58]; with permission.)

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