Anti-GBM disease: predictive value of clinical, histological and serological data.

@article{Hrody1993AntiGBMDP,
  title={Anti-GBM disease: predictive value of clinical, histological and serological data.},
  author={Michel H{\'e}rody and Guillaume Bobrie and Christine Gouarin and Jean Pierre Gr{\"u}nfeld and Laure H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Noel},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={1993},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={249-55}
}
Twenty-nine patients with anti-glomerular basement membrane (GBM) disease, defined by circulating anti-GBM antibodies and/or linear deposits of immunoglobulin G along GBM, were studied retrospectively to identify prognostic indicators of renal outcome and pulmonary involvement. Patients consisted of 18 males and 11 females aged 6 to 76 years (mean 35.2 +/- 20.2). Goodpasture syndrome developed in 14, disease was confined to renal manifestations in 14 and isolated pulmonary involvement was… CONTINUE READING

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Ten of them had anti - GBM glomerulonephritis ( GN ) and 4 presented with Goodpasture syndrome ; the two other patients died very soon after the beginning of the disease .
Ten of them had anti - GBM glomerulonephritis ( GN ) and 4 presented with Goodpasture syndrome ; the two other patients died very soon after the beginning of the disease .
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