TITLE

A case report: a patient with IgA nephropathy and coeliac disease. Complete clinical remission following gluten-free diet

AUTHOR(S)
Koivuviita, Niina; Tertti, Risto; Heiro, Maija; Metsärinne, Kaj
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
NDT Plus;Apr2009, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p161
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the case of a 46-year-old male with IgA nephropathy and incidental hypertension. Further examinations of the patient revealed proteinuria and haematuria. High levels of IgA against food antigens including gliadin and IgG and IgA antiendomysial antibodies raised the possibility of a pathophysiological link between IgAN and coeliac disease (CD).
ACCESSION #
44438221

 

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