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Minimal change disease associated with MALT lymphoma.
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PMID:  21594766     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Low-grade Extranodal Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue, a subtype of non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, involving the kidney is a rare clinical entity. Association of Minimal change disease nephrotic range proteinuria with Hodgkin's lymphoma is well described, however is extremely uncommon with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. We describe a patient who presented with nephrotic syndrome and a kidney biopsy revealed marginal zone lymphoma and diffuse epithelial foot process effacement. He showed dramatic response to a combination therapy with cyclophosphamide, corticosteroids, and Rituximab.
Authors:
Rahil Kasmani; Vamsee Priya Marina; Syed Abidi; Bikram Johar; Deepak Malhotra
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  International urology and nephrology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-2584     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0262521     Medline TA:  Int Urol Nephrol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Nephrology, Univeristy of Toledo College of Medicine, 3000 Arlington Avenue, Mail Stop 1186, Toledo, OH, 43614-2598, USA.
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