Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 361–362 | Cite as

How to improve response to rituximab treatment in children with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome: answer to Drs. Fujinaga and Nishino

  • Julien Hogan
  • Georges Deschenes
Letter to the Editor


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Pediatric Nephrology DepartmentRobert-Debré HospitalParisFrance

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