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Sarcoidosis complicated with IgA nephropathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12737283     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Though IgA nephropathy (IgAN) and sarcoidosis have been reported simultaneously in patients occasionally, it remains controversial whether there is any association between the two. In this report we describe our experience with one definite and two subclinical cases of IgAN diagnosed during the clinical course of sarcoidosis. Our findings suggest a possible association between these disorders, and a higher incidence of subclinical IgAN among sarcoidosis patients than among the general population. We also discuss the common immunological background shared by these two diseases.
Kunio Hamada; Sonoko Nagai; Takahiko Ono; Eri Muso; Taishi Nagao; Michio Shigematsu; Takateru Izumi; Michiaki Mishima
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG / World Association of Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1124-0490     ISO Abbreviation:  Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis     Publication Date:  2003 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-09     Completed Date:  2004-01-09     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610928     Medline TA:  Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-73     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Respiratory Medicine. Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
Glomerulonephritis, IGA / complications,  diagnosis*
Hypercalcemia / etiology*
Proteinuria / etiology*
Sarcoidosis / complications,  diagnosis*

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