Immunoglobulin A nephropathy in a renal allograft of a black transplant recipient.

@article{Francisco1992ImmunoglobulinAN,
  title={Immunoglobulin A nephropathy in a renal allograft of a black transplant recipient.},
  author={San Francisco and Barry M. Wall and Colin R Cooke},
  journal={American journal of nephrology},
  year={1992},
  volume={12 1-2},
  pages={121-5}
}
Although IgA nephropathy (IgA N) is reportedly the most common form of primary glomerulonephritis worldwide, there is a very low incidence of IgA N in Black Americans, and IgA N in Black patients with renal allografts has not been reported. In this report, we present the case of a Black patient with endstage renal disease presumed secondary to hypertensive nephrosclerosis who developed nephrotic range proteinuria due to IgA N in a cadaveric renal allograft 2 years following transplantation… CONTINUE READING