Recurrence of diabetic nodular glomerulosclerosis in a renal transplant.

A 36-year-old woman with a 26-year history of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus developed chronic renal failure in 1974 and was started on dialysis. She received a kidney transplant from her HLA-identical brother. Her HLA typing showed the following antigens: A1, A28, B8, B12 (44), BW4, BW6 DR3, and DR4. Nephrectomy performed prior to transplantation… CONTINUE READING