Behcet's syndrome associated with minimal change glomerulonephritis and renal vein thrombosis.

Abstract

A 35-year-old Kashmiri male with a 12-year history of recurrent aphthous ulcers of the mouth and scrotal ulcers was admitted with pedal edema, facial puffiness and proteinuria. Kidney biopsy showed minimal change glomerulonephritis. During hospitalization he developed erythema nodosum and left renal vein thrombosis and features of right cerebral thrombosis. He improved with a course of heparin and prednisolone. In this report a case of Behcet's syndrome with minimal change glomerulonephritis and left renal vein thrombosis is presented.

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@article{Malik1989BehcetsSA, title={Behcet's syndrome associated with minimal change glomerulonephritis and renal vein thrombosis.}, author={Ghulam Hassan Malik and Irshad Ahmed Sirwal and Kamal Pandit}, journal={Nephron}, year={1989}, volume={52 1}, pages={87-9} }