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Table 1 Clinical and pathologic findings at the time when predominant mesangial C1q deposits were detected

From: Predominant but silent C1q deposits in mesangium on transplanted kidneys - long-term observational study

Case No. Reason for RBx Laboratory results LM findings IF findings EM findings
Up OB sCr [mg/dL]   IgG IgM IgA C1q C3 Mes Subend Subep ARB
1 Protocol (−) (−) 0.7 MGA 2+ 1+ 1+ 2+ 1+ (+) (−) (+)
2 Protocol (+) (−) 0.6 MGA 2+ 1+ 2+ 1+ (+) (−) (−) losartan potassium 100 mg/day
3 Protocol (−) (−) 1.2 MGA 2+ 1+ 2+ 1+ (+) (+) (−)
4 Mild proteinuria (+) (−) 0.7 MGA 2+ 2+ 2+ 1+ (+) (−) (−)
5 Protocol (−) (−) 0.6 MGA 1+ 1+ 2+ 1+ (+) (−) (+) losartan potassium 25 mg/day
  1. Abbreviation: No number, RBx renal biopsy, LM light microscopy, IF immunofluorescent, EM electron microscopy, Up urinary protein, OB occult blood, sCr serum creatinine, MGA minor glomerular abnormality, Mes mesangial deposits, subend subendothelial deposits, Subep subepithelial deposits