Kidney biopsy findings as prognostic factors of renal outcome in a case of ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis.

@article{MezaVenencia2011KidneyBF,
  title={Kidney biopsy findings as prognostic factors of renal outcome in a case of ANCA-associated glomerulonephritis.},
  author={Ver{\'o}nica Meza-Venencia and Enrique Ortiz-Kidd and Jose L. Cangiano},
  journal={Boletin de la Asociacion Medica de Puerto Rico},
  year={2011},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={25-8}
}
We present the case of a 29-year-old woman with twelve-years history of Wegener's granulomatosis and multiple relapses resulting in chronic kidney disease. The patient was referred to our center for kidney biopsy, after presenting with a relapse of Wegener's disease mainly manifested by rapid progressive glomerulonephritis. Kidney biopsy was obtained and… CONTINUE READING