Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 21, Issue 5, pp 737–739 | Cite as

C1q nephropathy in a child with a chromosome 13 deletion

  • Isabel RobertiEmail author
  • Sachin Sachdev
  • Adam Aronsky
  • Dae Un Kim
Brief Report


C1q nephropathy (C1qNP) is a rare cause of childhood nephrotic syndrome (NS). We describe a child with retinoblastoma, lipomyelomeningocele and a chromosome 13 deletion who presented with massive proteinuria due to C1qNP. Despite steroid resistance, successful treatment of the NS was achieved with mycophenolate mofetil.


C1q nephropathy Mycophenolate mofetil Chromosome 13 deletion Lipomyelomeningocele Retinoblastoma Nephrotic syndrome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Roberti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sachin Sachdev
    • 2
  • Adam Aronsky
    • 2
  • Dae Un Kim
    • 3
  1. 1.Pediatric Nephrology and Transplantation, East Wing, Suite 304Saint Barnabas Medical CenterLivingstonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsNewark Beth Israel Medical CenterNewarkUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologySaint Barnabas Medical CenterLivingstonUSA

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