Dense deposit disease: clinicopathologic study of 32 pediatric and adult patients.

@article{Nasr2009DenseDD,
  title={Dense deposit disease: clinicopathologic study of 32 pediatric and adult patients.},
  author={Samih H. Nasr and Anthony M. Valeri and Gerald B. Appel and Julius Sherwinter and Michael B Stokes and Samar M. Said and Glen S. Markowitz and Vivette D D'agati},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={22-32}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Dense deposit disease (DDD) is a rare disorder that most commonly affects children. This study reports the largest North American series addressing clinicopathologic and outcome differences in children and adults. DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS Thirty-two patients with DDD were analyzed from the archives of Columbia University between 1977 and 2007. Characteristic intramembranous electron-dense deposits defined all diagnoses. RESULTS The cohort… CONTINUE READING