A boy died in diabetic acidosis at the age of nine, after seven years of known diabetes. At necropsy there was diffuse glomerulosclerosis by light microscopy, evidenced by diffuse mesangial thickening of the peripheral glomeru-lar loops and irregular thickening of the capillary basement membrane of the glomeruli. Glomerulosclerosis is a rare finding in a person of this age as revealed in a review of the literature.

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