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An Elderly Patient with Diabetic Nephropathy Complicated by ANCA-associated Nephritis


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Title: An Elderly Patient with Diabetic Nephropathy Complicated by ANCA-associated Nephritis
Authors: Nishino, Tomoya / Minami, Kana / Uramatsu, Tadashi / Obata, Yoko / Arai, Hideyuki / Sakamoto, Noriho / Taguchi, Takashi / Kohno, Shigeru
Issue Date: 15-May-2012
Publisher: 日本内科学会 / The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
Citation: Internal Medicine, 51(10), pp.1227-1232; 2012
Abstract: A 67-year-old man, on oral therapy for type 2 diabetes mellitus since 1990, had sustained proteinuria since 2005. When hematuria was first discovered in 2008, renal dysfunction [creatinine (Cr), 1.2 mg/dL], inflammation [C-reactive protein (CRP), 12 mg/dL] and high myeloperoxidase anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (MPO-ANCA) levels [546 ELISA units (EU)] were observed. Renal biopsy showed the diagnosis of ANCA-associated nephritis combined with diabetic nephropathy. For this patient, there was pathological proof of the combination of diabetic nephropathy and ANCA-associated vasculitis.
Keywords: ANCA-associated nephritis / Diabetic nephropathy / Type 2 diabetes mellitus
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/29400
ISSN: 09182918
DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.51.6775
Rights: © 2012 The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine.
Type: Journal Article
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