Hypertension, end-stage renal disease and mesangiocapillary
glomerulonephritis in methamphetamine users.
Objective: To study the frequency, clinicopathological features and short-term outcome of mesangiocapillary
glomerulonephritis (MCGN) in children at a tertiary care kidney center in Pakistan.
Nevertheless, literature review revealed no cases of interstitial nephritis as renal manifestation in Sweet Syndrome (being only described mesangiocapillary
glomerulonephritis), reinforcing the diagnosis of a hypersensitivity reaction to AZA.
Lawler, "Fundus changes in mesangiocapillary
glomerulonephritis type II: Clinical and fluorescein angiographic findings," British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Immunofluorescence study showed granular deposition of IgM in the mesangiocapillary
region of BSA group and Model group and in the mesangial region of C[Cl.sub.4] group.
Heaton et al., "Idiopathic mesangiocapillary
Aparicio, "Reversal of c-ANCA positive mesangiocapillary
glomerulonephritis after removal of an infected cysto-atrial shunt," Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, vol.
For 18 patients, the histological diagnosis was mesangioproliferative/ mesangiocapillary
glomerulonephritis, of which one patient had evidence of associated schistosomiasis infection.
Causes of CKD (number affected) were auto-somal dominant polycystic kidney disease (n = 3); chronic hypertensive nephropathy, no histology (n = 9); diabetic nephropathy (n = 6); IgA nephropathy, histologically proven (n = 5); membranous nephropathy, idiopathic (n = 8); mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis (n = 3); mesangiocapillary
glomerulonephritis type 1 (n = 3); other primary renal disease (n = 17); systemic vasculitis (n = 3); tubulo-interstitial nephritis, no histology (n = 2); and etiology unknown (n = 21).
HBV infection is associated with a range of kidney diseases, most commonly membranous nephropathy and mesangiocapillary
Eden O'Shea-Price from Prestatyn had to stop eating processed foods and limit her salt and dairy intake, after she was diagnosed with a chronic condition called Mesangiocapillary
Renal manifestations are mainly associated with two parasites: (i) Plasmodium malariae, which usually gives rise to an immune-complex mediated mesangiocapillary
glomerulonephritis (GN) several weeks after the onset of symptoms; and (ii) Plasmodium falciparum, which can cause different types of renal alterations, ranging from asymptomatic disorders to acute renal failure (1-2).