Segmental necrotizing glomerulonephritis: diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic significance.

@article{Weiss1985SegmentalNG,
  title={Segmental necrotizing glomerulonephritis: diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic significance.},
  author={Mark Allen Weiss and John D. Crissman},
  journal={American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={1985},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={199-211}
}
Renal biopsies from 50 patients with segmental necrotizing glomerulonephritis (SNGN) were divided into three groups on the basis of initial clinical information: (group A) Wegener's granulomatosis (WG)--14 patients; (group B) SNGN without renal vasculitis (RV)--21 patients; and (group C) SNGN with RV--15 patients. Renal biopsy findings did not distinguish the SNGN in WG from non-WG patients. However, focal endocapillary proliferation was more common in non-WG groups B (48%) and C (33%) than in… CONTINUE READING

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