Early recurrence of active IgA nephropathy after kidney transplantation.

  title={Early recurrence of active IgA nephropathy after kidney transplantation.},
  author={Yasuhiro Otsuka and Asami Takeda and Keiji Horike and Daijyo Inaguma and Norihiko Goto and Yoshihiko Watarai and Kunio Morozumi},
  volume={19 Suppl 3},
IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is recurrent after transplantation; however, its time of recurrence is unpredictable. To date, factors influencing IgAN recurrence have not been elucidated. We present a case of a 23-year-old man with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who underwent living-related ABO-identical pre-emptive kidney transplantation (PEKT) using his 57-year-old mother as a donor. IgAN started when the patient was 19 years old, and renal biopsy revealed the usual pathological findings of IgAN. In… CONTINUE READING