Macrophage subclasses and proliferation in childhood IgA glomerulonephritis.

  title={Macrophage subclasses and proliferation in childhood IgA glomerulonephritis.},
  author={Satoshi Hisano and Yoshie Sasatomi and Yasuhiro Kiyoshi and Satoru Takebayashi},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  volume={37 4},
We immunohistologically compared the number of intraglomerular infiltrating cells in 14 children with poststreptococcal acute glomerulonephritis (PSAGN) and 20 children with immunoglobulin A glomerulonephritis (IgAGN) with histological characteristics similar to those of PSAGN to explain the difference in clinicopathological characteristics between these two diseases. Immunohistological study was performed in kidney tissues from these patients by using monoclonal antibodies of T-cell marker… CONTINUE READING