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Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2018 Sep-Oct;29(5):1227-1231. doi: 10.4103/1319-2442.243949.

Immune complex-mediated rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis in a patient with family history of systemic lupus erythematosus.

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1
Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
2
Department of Pathology, King Faisal Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
3
Department of Pathology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Abstract

We describe here a case of a 53-year-old Saudi female who presented to the emergency room with shortness of breath progressive in nature for the previous one month, associated with a cough and occasional greenish sputum. She turned out to be a case of immunocomplex mediated glomerulonephritis presenting as rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis in a female patient with a history of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in her daughter.

PMID:
30381526
DOI:
10.4103/1319-2442.243949
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