Bacterial endocarditis associated with crescentic glomerulonephritis in a kidney transplant patient: first case report.


BACKGROUND Endocarditis-induced crescentic glomerulonephritis is a well-described complication in nontransplant patients. Its occurrence in transplant patients has not been reported to date. METHODS A 50-year-old man who had received a renal allograft 13 years before and been treated with prednisone, 10 mg/day, was admitted for progressive renal failure… (More)


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