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Geraldo B. Silva Júnior ; Fernando AS Barros ; Daniela C. Sousa ; Luciano M Franco ; Régia MSV Patrocínio ;Investigación Clínica 2006, 47 4

Author: Paula FCBC Fernandes

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Investigación Clínica ISSN: 0535-5133 riclinicas@gmail.com Universidad del Zulia Venezuela Fernandes, Paula FCBC; Silva Júnior, Geraldo B.; Barros, Fernando AS; Sousa, Daniela C.; Franco, Luciano M; Patrocínio, Régia MSV Behcet’s disease and IgA nephropathy: report of this association in a patient from Brazil and literature review. Investigación Clínica, vol.
47, núm.
4, 2006, pp.
405-411 Universidad del Zulia Maracaibo, Venezuela Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=372937665009 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative Invest Clin 47(4): 405 - 411, 2006 Behcet’s disease and IgA nephropathy: report of this association in a patient from Brazil and literature review. Paula FCBC Fernandes1, Geraldo B.
Silva Júnior1, Fernando AS Barros1, Daniela C.
Sousa1, Luciano M Franco2 and Régia MSV Patrocínio2. Ser viços de Nefrologia e Reumatologia do Hospital Universitário Walter Cantídio and Departamento de Patologia e Medicina Legal, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Ceará.
Fortaleza, CE, Brasil.
E-mail: paulafcbcfernandes@yahoo.com 1 2 Key words: Behcet’s disease, glomerulonephritis. IgA nephropathy, acute renal failure, Abstract.
Behcet’s disease (BD) is associated with renal involvement in about one-third of the cases and a variety of renal lesions have been reported. A 27-year-old man presented a history of recurrent oral and genital ulcers, associated with pseudofoliculitis and arthritis in his left knee.
The first laboratory tests revealed: urea = 53mg-dL, creatinine = 1.8mg-dL.
The urinalysis showed leukocyturia.
Initial treatment with ceftriaxone, thalidomide and prednisone was instituted.
He became clinically stable, with normal renal function, but presenting hemat...





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