Proerdin and recurrent macroscopic haematuria.

  • Leslie P Roy
  • Published 1975 in Australian and New Zealand journal of medicine


Kidney biopsies from ten children with recurrent macroscopic haematuria, showed mesangial deposition of IgG, IgA and complement. Eight of these ten biopsies also showed disposition of properdin, a basic euglobulin intimately involved in the alternate pathway of complement activation. Serum haemolytic complement activity was normal in the eight patients… (More)