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Immune complex glomerulonephritis secondary to tuberculosis

  • A. A. J. O’Brien
  • P. Kelly
  • E. F. Gaffney
  • L. Clancy
  • J. A. B. Keogh
  • J. A. Brian Keogh
Brief Report

Summary

A 63 year old man with pulmonary tuberculosis developed nephrotic syndrome secondary to immune complex nephritis. The nephrotic syndrome and renal lesion resolved with standard chemotherapy.

Keywords

Tuberculosis Nephrotic Syndrome Pulmonary Tuberculosis Electron Dense Deposit Mesangial Cell Proliferation 
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References

  1. 1.
    Shribman, J. H., Eastwood J B., Uff, J. Immune complex nephritis complicating miliary tuberculosis. Br. Med. J. 1983: 287, 1593–4.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Grange, J. M. The humoral immune response in TB: its nature, biological role and diagnostic usefulness. In: Advances in TB Research (serology of TB and BCG vaccination). Ed. W. Fox, Karger; London: 1984.Google Scholar
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    O’Mahony, C., Kelly, P., Whelan, A., Clancy, L., Feighery, C. Antibodies to MTB in health and disease. Thorax 1987: 423, 239.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. J. O’Brien
    • 1
  • P. Kelly
    • 2
  • E. F. Gaffney
    • 3
  • L. Clancy
    • 2
  • J. A. B. Keogh
    • 1
  • J. A. Brian Keogh
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Renal DiseasesMeath HospitalDublin
  2. 2.Department of MedicinePeamount HospitalDublin
  3. 3.Department of HistopathologySt. James’s HospitalDublin
  4. 4.Department of Renal DiseasesMeath HospitalDublin 8

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