Recovery of kidney function by rituximab-based therapy in a patient with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia-related nephropathy presenting cast nephropathy and interstitial lymphocytic infiltration.

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A 60-year-old man with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (WM) was admitted to our hospital for evaluation of rapid progressive renal deterioration despite 3 cycles of oral melphalan and prednisolone (MP) therapy. Renal biopsy just before introducing hemodialysis revealed cast nephropathy and severe tubulo-interstitial infiltration of B lymphocytes. After 6… (More)

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@article{Miwa2012RecoveryOK, title={Recovery of kidney function by rituximab-based therapy in a patient with Waldenstr{\"{o}m's macroglobulinemia-related nephropathy presenting cast nephropathy and interstitial lymphocytic infiltration.}, author={Masashi Miwa and Yukitoshi Sakao and Sayaka Ishigaki and Masafumi Ono and Tomoyuki Fujikura and Hideo Yasuda and Hiroyuki Suzuki and Akihiko Kato and Yasuyuki Nagata and Kazuyuki Shigeno and Satoki Nakamura and Kazunori Ohnishi and Yoshihide Fujigaki}, journal={Internal medicine}, year={2012}, volume={51 13}, pages={1725-30} }