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Keratin 5 (K5) is present in the basal layer of a stratified squamous keratinized and non‑keratinized epithe-lium. K5 and K14 have been demonstrated in the mucosa and tumors of the oral cavity, oropharynx, hypopharynx and larynx, and in the mitotic active basal cells of a stratified squamous epithelium. The aim of the present study was to assess K5(More)
Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) is a rare but severe condition, with a particular poor outcome in the absence of aggressive therapy. Our study describes all RPGN consecutive cases treated during the 1994-1995 period, with special interest in revealing negative prognostic features at presentation and the optimum therapeutic strategy. 14 (20% of(More)
UNLABELLED The aims of the study were to describe the clinical, pathological and biological features of membranous GN and to prospectively evaluate the relationships between individual negative prognostic factors--type of therapy and outcome. Between 1993-1998, 13/150 (8.7%) consecutive patients with renal biopsy had membranous GN (M = 62%, age = 42.5 +/-(More)
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