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Table 2 Details of C4d deposition in patients with pSS-MN

From: Clinical significance of C4d deposition in renal tissues from patients with primary Sjögren’s syndrome—a preliminary study

Patient Scr at KB (μmol/L) Pathological Diagnosis C4d  
G TI PTC EDD
1 74.0 MN + 1 0 Sub-epia
2 72.0 MN + 1 0 Sub-epia
3 122.0 MN + 2 2 NA
4 59.0 MN + 1 0 Sub-epi
5 51.0 MN + 0 0 Sub-epia
6 95.0 MN + 2 0 Sub-epia
7 96.0 MN + TIN + 2 2 Sub-epi, mes
8 90.0 MN + TIN + 1 0 Sub-epi
  1. NA not available, Deposition site: G glomeruli, TI tubulointerstitium, PTC peritubular capillary, EDD electron-dense deposit, mes mesangium, sub-epi sub-epithelium, MN membranous nephropathy, TIN tubular interstitial nephritis, Scr serum creatinine, KB kidney biopsy
  2. a in patients with MN, EDDs were mainly observed in the sub-epithelial space and occasionally observed in the mesangium