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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 110-113

Atypical presentation of post infectious glomerulonephritis as malignant hypertension and thrombotic microangiopathy


1 Department of Pathology, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India
2 Department of Nephrology, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, BG Nagara, Bellur, India
3 Department of Internal Medicine, Vaatsalya Hospital, Hasan, Karnataka, India
4 Department of Nephrology, Dr. B R Ambedkar Medical College, Bangalore, India

Correspondence Address:
M Vankalakunti
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Manipal Hospital, #98, Rustom Bagh, HAL Airport Road, Bangalore - 560 017, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.127900

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Infection-related glomerulonephritis presents commonly as acute nephritic illness, hypertension, hypocomplementinemia following an episode of pharyngitis or pyoderma. Atypical features like thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA), produced by neuraminidase antigen targeting endothelium have been described rarely. We report a case of TMA secondary to malignant hypertension, coexisting with post infectious glomerulonephritis.






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