[Crescent formation in children with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis: a pathological and immunohistochemical study].

@article{Kinoue1996CrescentFI,
  title={[Crescent formation in children with Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein purpura nephritis: a pathological and immunohistochemical study].},
  author={K Kinoue and Motoshi Hattori and Shigeru Horita and Hiroshi Kawaguchi and Katsumi Ito},
  journal={Nihon Jinzo Gakkai shi},
  year={1996},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={364-71}
}
There is a strong association between epithelial crescent formation and the outcome of patients with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis (HSPN), but little is known about the mechanisms of crescent formation in this disease. In this study, we examined whether or not glomerular endocapillary proliferation, fibrinoid necrosis and infiltrating inflammatory… CONTINUE READING