The effect of triple therapy on rapidly progressive type of Henoch-Schönlein nephritis

  title={The effect of triple therapy on rapidly progressive type of Henoch-Sch{\"o}nlein nephritis},
  author={Ayşe {\"O}ner and Keriman Tinaztepe and {\"O}zlem çetin Erdoĝan},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
Twelve patients with Henoch-Schönlein purpura, aged 6–14 years (mean 10.3 years), presenting with rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) were investigated prospectively. Analysis of the initial clinical features revealed: oedema (8 patients), hypertension (7 patients), gross haematuria (11 patients), oliguria (5 patients) and a decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR) (<40 ml/min per 1.73 m2, 8 patients). Renal biopsies were available in 9 patients and revealed focal necrotising and a… CONTINUE READING
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