TITLE

Granulomatous interstitial nephritis in the absence of extrarenal sarcoid

AUTHOR(S)
Cuxart, M.; Picazo, M.; Lorman, R. Sans; Muntané, M. J.
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Nefrologia;2010, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p701
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 56-year-old woman with acute renal failure caused by sarcoidosis which affects only the kidneys. She was referred to emergency services by her family doctor after an abnormal blood test. The article discusses sarcoidosis which is a multisystemic disease affecting the kidneys. Glomerular disorders associated with sarcoidoisis is also reported in which membrane glomerulonephritis is the most common.
ACCESSION #
56947131

 

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