Tocilizumab for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis secondary to multicentric Castleman’s disease
Compliance with ethical standards
Full informed consent was obtained from the patient in this report for the treatment. All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
Conflict of interest
Kazuhiro Toyama has the following financial relationship to disclose. Honoraria (lecture fee) from Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (tocilizumab). Masaomi Nangaku has the following financial relationships to disclose. Honoraria (lecture fee) and research funding from Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (tocilizumab). Mineo Kurokawa has the following financial relationship to disclose. Research funding from Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (tocilizumab). The other authors (Drs K.E., Y.M., J.T., H.N., K.H., M.H.) declared that they had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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