Persistent low C3 levels associated with meningococcal meningitis and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.

Abstract

Recurrent meningococcal meningitis is usually related to terminal complement factor deficiencies (C5-C8); however it is not frequent with isolated primary C3 deficiency. Similarly, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis has been described in association with primary C3 deficiencies and the presence of C3 nephritic factor. We present a case of an 18-year… (More)

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