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We investigated the underlying genetic defect in an immunodeficient patient who presented with recurrent bacterial infections in his late twenties and demonstrated a transcriptional defect in major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class II regulation. Transient heterokaryon analysis implicated functional loss of CIITA, the MHC class II transactivator… (More)
We present the first known case of pulmonary artery aneurysms as a feature of Recurrent Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane disease.
Previous reports, before the advent of cyclosporine, suggest that the small amount of blood transplanted with a kidney can result in rhesus D (RhD) antibody production. We looked for retrospective and current evidence of primary RhD antibody production following renal transplantation in RhD-negative recipients of an RhD-positive kidney. Of 42 patients, all… (More)