Comparison of clinicopathological features between children and adults with IgA nephropathy

@article{Wang2012ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of clinicopathological features between children and adults with IgA nephropathy},
  author={Tianzhen Wang and Fei Ye and Hongxue Meng and Lei Zhang and Xiaoming Jin},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={27},
  pages={1293-1300}
}
IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is prevalent among both children and adults. Illumination of the differences between them is important for clinical doctors. We retrospectively compared clinicopathological features in 110 children and 908 adults with IgAN. The male to female ratio was 1.62:1 in children and 0.85:1 in adults. Most patients lacked triggers, but IgAN was preceded by upper respiratory infection (URI) in 45.5% of children and 20.2% of adults. Gross hematuria was the most common initial… CONTINUE READING
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