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Haematuria in rheumatoid arthritis: an association with mesangial glomerulonephritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6742907     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Twenty-four patients with rheumatoid arthritis and isolated haematuria were investigated for the cause of their haematuria. In 3 patients local urological disorders were identified, including a pelvicaliceal carcinoma. Renal biopsies were performed on the remaining 21 patients, and the most common abnormality found was a mild mesangial glomerulonephritis (71%). Immunofluorescence and electron microscopy in these patients usually gave normal results. The lesions occurred independently of gold or D-penicillamine therapy and were not associated with impairment of glomerular function.
Authors:
L D Hordon; L Sellars; A R Morley; R Wilkinson; M Thompson; I D Griffiths
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the rheumatic diseases     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0003-4967     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Rheum. Dis.     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-08-01     Completed Date:  1984-08-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372355     Medline TA:  Ann Rheum Dis     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  440-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Arthritis, Rheumatoid / complications*
Female
Glomerular Mesangium / pathology
Glomerulonephritis / complications*,  pathology
Glomerulosclerosis, Focal Segmental / complications,  pathology
Hematuria / etiology*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
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