Minimal change nephrotic syndrome with Guillain-Barré syndrome

Abstract

A 17-year-old white male with a diagnosis of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) developed severe proteinuria and edema 5 days later. Renal biopsy confirmed minimal change nephrotic syndrome (MCNS). To our knowledge this is the first report of such an association between ex novo MCNS and GBS in a pediatric patient. The NS responded to steroid therapy. The pertinent literature is reviewed.

DOI: 10.1007/s00467-003-1349-0

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@article{Ilyas2003MinimalCN, title={Minimal change nephrotic syndrome with Guillain-Barr{\'e} syndrome}, author={Mohammad Ilyas and Asad Tolaymat}, journal={Pediatric Nephrology}, year={2003}, volume={19}, pages={105-106} }