Hereditary nephritis in children with and without characteristic glomerular basement membrane alterations.

Characteristic ultrastructural alterations of the glomerular basement membrane (GBM) have been reported in hereditary nephritis. However, these GBM changes are not present in all patients with hereditary nephritis. In a retrospective study of 42 children with hereditary nephritis characteristic GBM changes were found in 28. The clinical features, renal… CONTINUE READING