The variety of clinical and histopathologic presentations of glomerulonephritis associated with latent syphilis

@article{Hruby1992TheVO,
  title={The variety of clinical and histopathologic presentations of glomerulonephritis associated with latent syphilis},
  author={Z. Hruby and Jakub K{\'u}zniar and Jerzy Rabczyński and Jacek Bogucki and Andrzej Steciwko and Wacław Weyde},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={1992},
  volume={24},
  pages={541-547}
}
Glomerulonephritis is a well established but rather uncommon complication of latent secondary syphilis. We present three cases of glomerulopathies associated with luetic infection, observed and managed in our institutions in the past three years. They illustrate a variety of clinicopathologic presentations of this nephropathy, from acute nephrotic syndrome through membranous glomerulopathy up to rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis. Regardless of the clinical course and histologic type, they… CONTINUE READING
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