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Glomerulonephritis in schistosomiasis mansoni: a time to reappraise.

Authors
  • Rodrigues, Valério Ladeira
  • Otoni, Alba
  • Voieta, Izabela
  • Antunes, Carlos Maurício de Figueiredo
  • Lambertucci, José Roberto
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
Publisher
SciELO
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2010
Volume
43
Issue
6
Pages
638–642
Identifiers
PMID: 21181014
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Renal disease associated with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis was verified in 12.7% of patients and type I membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis was observed in 50% of them. Schistosomal glomerulopathy still is an important problem in patients with hepatosplenic schistosomiasis in Brazil.

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