Diabetic patients with IgA nephropathy and diabetic glomerulosclerosis.

  title={Diabetic patients with IgA nephropathy and diabetic glomerulosclerosis.},
  author={Fernand Mac-Moune Lai and Philip Kam-tao Li and Shyue Wei Pang and Michael W M Suen and Siu fai Lui and Ka Fai To and Kar Neng Lai},
  journal={Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc},
  volume={6 6},
Eleven diabetic patients with biopsy-proven IgA nephropathy were studied. Seven exhibited coexistence of both IgA nephropathy and diabetic glomerulosclerosis and the remaining four patients had IgA nephropathy without diabetic lesion. The clinicopathological features and follow-up of those patients with IgA nephropathy surperimposed on diabetic glomerulosclerosis were compared with a similar group of patients with diabetic glomerulosclerosis alone. Our observation suggests that the occurrence… CONTINUE READING