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Nephrology glomerulonephrits lupus

Ermanno Salvatore, Remo Luciani, Annamaria Di Palma, Arturo Aversano, Davide Stellato, Marco Liuzzi, Emilio Iele, Vinicio Martignetti, Enrico Spagnuolo, Luigi Morrone
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a rare autoimmune disorder. It can be secondary to systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or occur in the absence of autoimmune disease. The hallmark of this so-called primary APS is the presence of circulating antiphospholipid antibodies. Renal involvement in primary APS is caused by thrombosis within the renal vasculature. Recently, nonthrombotic glomerulonephritic renal lesions have been described in primary APS as a new histological entity. We here report a patient with primary APS in whom both lesion types were present...
September 2011: Giornale Italiano di Nefrologia: Organo Ufficiale Della Società Italiana di Nefrologia
B Diouf, E F Ka, A Niang, M Mbengue, M M Ka, M L Diouf, A Pouye, T Moreira-Diop
Few data are now avalable concerning renal pathology in black African. That is why we under took this study as a contribution to the better knowlege of pathological aspects of kidney disease in Dakar by analysing our 6 years's experience. It was a retrospective study concerning all the patients who underwent renal biopsyfrom January 1993 to December 1998. The samples were studied on light microscopy and immunoflorescence at the nephrology unit of Necker Hospital in Paris. We performed 115 renal biopsies during this period conceming 64 males and 51 females from 5 to 60 years old (mean age 28 years)...
2001: Dakar Médical
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