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IgA nephropathy and pulmonary hemorrhage in an adult.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11509805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
IgA nephropathy is the most common glomerular disease worldwide, but is generally renal limited or associated with a rash. Pulmonary hemorrhage has been very uncommonly associated with IgA nephropathy, although it is frequently seen in other glomerulonephritides. We describe a well-proven case of IgA nephropathy associated with pulmonary hemorrhage, in which immunosuppressive medication was administered. We also review the literature to make a case for immunosuppression in these rare patients.
Authors:
M Fung; D Churchill; I Alexopoulou; A Ingram
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of nephrology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0250-8095     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Nephrol.     Publication Date:    2001 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-17     Completed Date:  2001-10-11     Revised Date:  2007-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109361     Medline TA:  Am J Nephrol     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  318-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2001 S. Karger AG, Basel
Affiliation:
Department of Nephrology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. fungma@fhs.csu.mcmaster.ca
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cyclophosphamide / therapeutic use
Glomerulonephritis, IGA / complications*
Hemoptysis / drug therapy,  etiology*
Humans
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
Male
Methylprednisolone / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide; 83-43-2/Methylprednisolone

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