Schistosomal specific nephropathy leading to end-stage renal failure.

  title={Schistosomal specific nephropathy leading to end-stage renal failure.},
  author={Mohammed Abd El-Kader Sobh and Fatma El-Husseini Moustafa and F el-Housseini and M. T. Basta and Andr{\'e} M. Deelder and M A Ghoniem},
  journal={Kidney international},
  volume={31 4},
In this study 17 patients, 11 with end-stage renal failure and six with nephrotic syndrome were selected. The selection criteria were presence of active intestinal schistosomiasis and absence of any surgical or other medical disease which could explain the renal disease. When examined by light microscopy, kidney biopsies showed membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in nine, membranous in four, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in two, sclerosing glomerulonephritis in one case, and no… CONTINUE READING


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