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Antiglomerular basement membrane nephritis induced by IgA1 antibodies.
A 62-year-old man was admitted for acute renal failure due to crescentic rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis. Kidney biopsy showed intense staining for IgA, IgA1 and C3 in a linear pattern alongExpand
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[Persistent left superior vena cava. Apropos of 2 cases].
Double superior vena cava with persistence of a left superior vena cava is rarely encountered. The prevalence in the general population is 0.3% but may reach 3 to 10% in patients with inborn heartExpand
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Expandable metal stents for tracheal obstruction : permanent or temporary ? A cautionary tale
A lifelong non-smoker who was the victim of a massive accidental exposure to anhydrous ammonia gas was followed up for 10 years. In the acute phase the patient presented with severe tracheobronchitisExpand
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[Leukemoid reaction and hypercalcemia in carcinoma of the bladder].
A 76 year-old man with urothelial carcinoma of the bladder presented marked leucocytosis (69,300 mm3) and hypercalcemia (15.4 mg/mm3). The paraneoplastic origin of these observations wasExpand
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