Membraneous glomerulonephritis and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a patient with primary Sjögren's syndrome.

@article{Iwanaga2007MembraneousGA,
  title={Membraneous glomerulonephritis and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in a patient with primary Sj{\"o}gren's syndrome.},
  author={Nozomi Iwanaga and Makoto Kamachi and Keita Fujikawa and Toshiyuki Aramaki and Yasumori Izumi and Kazuhiko Arima and Mami Tamai and Kouichiro Aratake and Hideki Nakamura and Tomoki Origuchi and Hiroaki Ida and Atsushi Kawakami and Takashi Taguchi and Katsumi Eguchi},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={191-4}
}
The most common renal manifestation of Sjögren's syndrome is tubulointerstitial nephritis, and glomerular disease is rare (3). A 62-year-old woman with primary Sjögren's syndrome developed nephrotic syndrome. Kidney biopsy was consistent with membraneous glomerulonephritis. Steroid pulse therapy was not effective. Three months later she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of the tongue, and she was given CHOP therapy and radiation. Both the lymphoma and membraneous glomerulonephritis were… CONTINUE READING