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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 370-372

Complete remission of nephrotic syndrome and acute kidney injury in crescentic IgA nephropathy: Role of mycophenolate sodium


Department of Medicine, Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Great Neck, New York, USA

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K D Jhaveri
Department of Medicine, Division of Kidney Diseases and Hypertension, Northwell Health, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Great Neck, New York
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-4065.175985

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Optimal therapy and prognosis of crescentic-IgA nephropathy (C-IgAN) are not known. Reported treatment options for C-IgAN include combination of corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide for 6 months. The role of mycophenolate sodium in C-IgAN is unknown. We report a case of C-IgAN that was successfully treated with combination immunosuppressive therapy.






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