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Keratin 5 (K5) is present in the basal layer of a stratified squamous keratinized and non‐keratinized epithelium. 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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