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Pediatric Nephrology

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 80–81 | Cite as

Anti-glomerular basement membrane nephritis in a 5-year-old girl

  • Manuel J. Brito
  • António Patrício
  • Paula Rolo
  • A. Jorge Correia
  • Adelino Marques
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Abstract

.We report a 5-year-old girl with anti-glomerular basement membrane nephritis. Her outcome was excellent with clearance of antibody and recovery of renal function 5 weeks after the start of immunosuppression and plasmaphaeresis.

Key  words: Anti-glomerular basement membrane nephritis Goodpasture’s syndrome Plasmaphaeresis Immunosuppression Good outcome 

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© IPNA - International Pediatric Nephrology Association New York, USA 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Manuel J. Brito
    • 1
  • António Patrício
    • 2
  • Paula Rolo
    • 3
  • A. Jorge Correia
    • 1
  • Adelino Marques
    • 2
  1. 1.Coimbra Paediatric Hospital, Coimbra, PortugalPT
  2. 2.Department of Nephrology, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, PortugalPT
  3. 3.Department of Haemaphaeresis, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, PortugalPT

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