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Association of primary renal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8892739     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 27-year-old male developed nonoliguric renal failure. Renal biopsy of the left kidney showed infiltration by a diffuse large-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Laparoscopy, CT scans of the abdomen and thorax, and bone-marrow biopsy revealed no further manifestations of lymphoma. Primary renal NHL was diagnosed. The patient attained complete remission with cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, vincristine, and prednisone (CHOP) chemotherapy and remained disease-free for 13 years. Eight years after his first presentation, the patient developed acute oliguric renal failure with nephrotic syndrome. Mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis was diagnosed in a biopsy of the left kidney. Chronic hemodialysis was required until cadaver kidney transplantation was successfully performed 5 years later. Although the association of NHL and glomerulonephritis has been described several times before, to our knowledge this is the first report of glomerulonephritis in primary renal lymphoma.
Authors:
J Zahner; C D Gerharz; D Bach; A Heer-Sonderhoff; M Winkelmann; B Grabensee; W Schneider
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of hematology     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0361-8609     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Hematol.     Publication Date:  1996 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-03     Completed Date:  1996-12-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610369     Medline TA:  Am J Hematol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Heinrich-Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Glomerulonephritis, Membranoproliferative / complications*,  pathology
Humans
Kidney Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin / complications*,  pathology
Male

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