Development of lupus nephritis in a patient with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I-associated myelopathy.

@article{Wakui2005DevelopmentOL,
  title={Development of lupus nephritis in a patient with human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I-associated myelopathy.},
  author={Hideki Wakui and Rie Masai and Shin Okuyama and Hiroshi Ohtani and Atsushi Komatsuda and Itaru Toyoshima and Sumio Watanabe and Ken-ichi Sawada},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={e25-9}
}
A 77-year-old Japanese man with a 14-year history of human T-cell lymphotropic virus type I-associated myelopathy developed pancytopenia, proteinuria, renal dysfunction, and hypocomplementemia. Antinuclear antibody and anti-double-stranded DNA antibody test results were positive, and circulating immune complexes were detected. A renal biopsy showed diffuse… CONTINUE READING