Idiopathic lobular glomerulonephritis (nodular mesangial sclerosis): a distinct diagnostic entity.

@article{Alpers1989IdiopathicLG,
  title={Idiopathic lobular glomerulonephritis (nodular mesangial sclerosis): a distinct diagnostic entity.},
  author={Charles E. Alpers and Claude G Biava},
  journal={Clinical nephrology},
  year={1989},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={68-74}
}
Lobular glomerulonephritis is an entity first thought to have represented a primary disease of uncertain histogenesis, but more recently has generally been considered to represent a morphologic variant of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis. We have encountered five patients who were found to have a lobular glomerulonephritis by renal biopsy, but in whom features of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis types I, II, or III, could not be demonstrated and in whom alternate known… CONTINUE READING
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