Peculiar renal endarteritis in a patient with acute endocapillary proliferative glomerulonephritis

Takehiko Kawaguchi, Asami Takeda, Yoshiaki Ogiyama, Yukako Yamauchi, Minako Murata, Taisei Suzuki, Yasuhiro Otsuka, Keiji Horike, Daijo Inaguma, Kunio Morozumi

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Abstract

Acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) is one of the most common renal diseases. They are often associated with infections and can result in diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis (GN). This case report reviews an interesting case in which renal endarteritis coexisted in AGN with diffuse endocapillary proliferation. The discussion highlights important pathological findings and clinical aspects in acute endocapillary proliferative GN with renal endarteritis. Coexisting endarteritis should be in the differential diagnosis of AGN in patients with persistent clinical courses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-155
Number of pages5
JournalClinical nephrology
Volume77
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23-08-2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nephrology

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    Kawaguchi, T., Takeda, A., Ogiyama, Y., Yamauchi, Y., Murata, M., Suzuki, T., Otsuka, Y., Horike, K., Inaguma, D., & Morozumi, K. (2012). Peculiar renal endarteritis in a patient with acute endocapillary proliferative glomerulonephritis. Clinical nephrology, 77(2), 151-155. https://doi.org/10.5414/CN106909