Renal biopsy in patients with unexplained renal impairment and normal kidney size.

@article{Farrington1989RenalBI,
  title={Renal biopsy in patients with unexplained renal impairment and normal kidney size.},
  author={Kenneth Farrington and DavidA. Levison and RogerN. Greenwood and W. R. Cattell and Laurence Rainald Ian Baker},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={70 263},
  pages={
          221-33
        }
}
We report renal biopsy findings in 109 patients with unexplained renal impairment (serum creatinine greater than 0.15 mmol/l) and normal-sized non-obstructed kidneys. The most common histological lesions were interstitial nephritis, rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis and a variety of other types of glomerulonephritis. The groups could not be distinguished by the presence or absence of hypertension, haematuria, proteinuria, or features of systemic disease. However interstitial nephritis was… CONTINUE READING
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