Anti-glomerular basement membrane glomerulonephritis after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) is a common noninvasive procedure for removal of upper urinary tract stones. We present a case of a man who developed anti-glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease after ESWL and review the two other cases described in the medical literature. In all cases, the affected individuals expressed the HLA DR2/HLA… CONTINUE READING