Henoch-Schoenlein syndrome: a clinical and morphological study of renal biopsies.

  title={Henoch-Schoenlein syndrome: a clinical and morphological study of renal biopsies.},
  author={R. Sinniah and P. H. Feng and Bibliography Chen},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  volume={9 6},
Twenty-four patients, 12 children and 12 adults, with the Henoch-Schoenlein syndrome had their renal biopsy specimens studied by light and electron microscopic and immunofluorescent antibody techniques. The principal glomerular lesion was a focal and segmental proliferative glomerulonephritis in 15, a diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis in 6 and a animal or minor change lesion with mesangial hypertrophy in 3 cases. The proliferation of the cells was mainly mesangial. Renal biopsies taken… CONTINUE READING
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