Late Recurrence of Systemic Vasculitis after Kidney Transplantation Involving the Kidney Allograft

  • Giovanni B. Fogazzi
  • Giovanni Banfi
  • Landino Allegri
  • Lucia Bignardi
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 336)

Summary

A patient is described in whom a recurrence of vasculitis was observed in the kidney allograft six years after transplantation and one year after withdrawal of corticosteroid therapy. This case shows that systemic vasculitis may recur at any time after transplantation which implies a continuous and careful monitoring of these patients.

Keywords

Renal Transplantation Systemic Vasculitis Chronic Rejection Microscopic Hematuria Kidney Allograft 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Giovanni B. Fogazzi
    • 1
  • Giovanni Banfi
    • 1
  • Landino Allegri
    • 2
  • Lucia Bignardi
    • 2
  1. 1.Divisione di Nefrologia e DialisiOspedale Maggiore IRCCSMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di Clinica Medica e NefrologiaUniversità di ParmaParmaItaly

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