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      A Patient with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis and Acute Renal Failure Due to Crescentic Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis

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          We report a patient with relapsing nephrotic syndrome since the age of 4. Initial renal biopsy showed minimal change disease then focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. At the age of 21, he developed pulmonary tuberculosis, was treated with intermittent combination chemotherapy including rifampin and had oliguric acute or chronic renal failure 5 months later. Biopsy revealed crescentic membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. The cause of the sequential glomerulonephritis is discussed.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1991
          1991
          11 December 2008
          : 57
          : 2
          : 232-235
          Affiliations
          Departments of aMedicine and bPathology, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
          Article
          186258 Nephron 1991;57:232–235
          10.1159/000186258
          2020354
          © 1991 S. Karger AG, Basel

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