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  1. Content type: Case report

    17q12 deletion syndrome encompasses a broad constellation of clinical phenotypes, including renal magnesium wasting, maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY), renal cysts, genitourinary malformations, and n...

    Authors: Howard J. Li, Catherine Groden, Melanie P. Hoenig, Evan C. Ray, Carlos R. Ferreira, Willam Gahl and Danica Novacic

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:353

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    Kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice in end-stage renal disease due to Alport syndrome (AS). However, the chances of finding an adequate living-related donor in AS are much worse compared to non-h...

    Authors: Friederike Petzold, Anette Bachmann, Carsten Bergmann, Udo Helmchen and Jan Halbritter

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:340

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  3. Content type: Case report

    Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) may manifest non-nephrotic range proteinuria, but is rarely complicated with nephrotic syndrome. Limited number of reports describe the histology of ADPKD w...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Oda, Naoki Sawa, Eiko Hasegawa, Hiroki Mizuno, Masahiro Kawada, Akinari Sekine, Rikako Hiramatsu, Masayuki Yamanouchi, Noriko Hayami, Tatsuya Suwabe, Junichi Hoshino, Kenmei Takaichi, Keiichi Kinowaki, Kenichi Ohashi, Takeshi Fujii and Yoshifumi Ubara

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:337

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  4. Content type: Case report

    The value of ANCA positivity in the setting of systemic lupus erythematous and their pathogenicity remains uncertain.

    Authors: Marie Lemerle, Anne-Sophie Garnier, Anne Croue, Alain Chevailler, Jean-Paul Saint-André, Jean-François Subra, Jean-François Augusto and Julien Demiselle

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:334

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  5. Content type: Case report

    Proteinuria is a common clinical presentation, the diagnostic workup for which involves many non-invasive and invasive investigations. We report on two siblings that highlight the clinically relevant functiona...

    Authors: Kushani Jayasinghe, Susan M. White, Peter G. Kerr, Duncan MacGregor, Zornitza Stark, Ella Wilkins, Cas Simons, Andrew Mallett and Catherine Quinlan

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:330

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Podocyte infolding glomerulopathy (PIG) is a rare histopathologic finding with global infolding of the podocytes into the glomerular basement membrane (GBM), accompanied by microstructures underneath. Describe...

    Authors: Fabian Wöstmann, Roman-Ulrich Müller, Heike Göbel, Thomas Benzing, Jan U. Becker and Malte P. Bartram

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:326

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Glomerulopathy with fibronectin deposits is an autosomal dominant disease associated with proteinuria, hematuria, hypertension and renal function decline. Forty percent of the cases are caused by mutations in FN1

    Authors: Maria Luíza Gonçalves dos Reis Monteiro, Fabiano Bichuette Custódio, Precil Diego Miranda de Menezes Neves, Frederico Moraes Ferreira, Elieser Hitoshi Watanabe, Antônio Marcondes Lerário, Liliane Silvano de Araújo, Bruno Eduardo Pedroso Balbo, Vívian Christine Dourado Pinto, Lívia Maria Gruli Barbosa, Vilmar de Paiva Marques, Juliana Reis Machado, Marlene Antônia Reis and Luiz Fernando Onuchic

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:322

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  8. Content type: Case report

    Lysozyme amyloidosis is a rare hereditary systemic amyloidosis with amyloid deposits in various tissues leading to progressive organ failure. It has been mainly reported in developed countries since 1993. Here...

    Authors: Zhenyu Li, Hui Xu, Dan Liu, Danyang Li, Gang Liu and Su-xia Wang

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:310

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  9. Content type: Case report

    Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) is a disorder of the microvasculature with hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia and acute kidney injury. Nowadays, aHUS is successfully treated with eculizumab, a humani...

    Authors: Subagini Nagarajah, Martin Tepel, Christian Nielsen, Kristian Assing, Yaseelan Palarasah, Lise Lotte Torvin Andersen, Lotte Borg Lange and Claus Bistrup

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:307

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Transplant failure requires the consideration of numerous potential causes including rejection, acute tubular necrosis, infection, and recurrence of the original kidney disease. Kidney biopsy is generally requ...

    Authors: Linus A. Völker, Katharina Burkert, Niklas Scholten, Franziska Grundmann, Christine Kurschat, Thomas Benzing, Jürgen Hampl, Jan Ulrich Becker and Roman-Ulrich Müller

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:296

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  11. Content type: Case report

    Proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal Immunoglobulin (G) deposits (PGNMID) is a rare kind of MGRS with intact monoclonal IgG deposition. Seventy percent of PGNMID patients were negative for M-spike.

    Authors: Xiao-juan Yu, Nan Hu, Su-xia Wang, Fu-de Zhou and Ming-hui Zhao

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:275

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Monogenic mutations may be a significant cause of steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome. NUP93 is a gene previously reported to cause isolated steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome.

    Authors: Ibrahim Sandokji, Jonathan Marquez, Weizhen Ji, Cynthia A. Zerillo, Monica Konstantino, Saquib A. Lakhani, Mustafa K. Khokha and Jillian K. Warejko

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:271

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  13. Content type: Case report

    IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) often affects multiple organs and tissues, especially the kidneys, and is characterized by interstitial nephritis, obstructive nephropathy, and in rare cases glomerulopathy (incl...

    Authors: Nan-Nan Zhang, Yan-Yun Wang, Ling-Xin Kong, Wan-Zhong Zou and Bao Dong

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:263

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  14. Content type: Case report

    Thin basement membrane nephropathy (TBMN) is a relatively common disease. Patients typically present with isolated hematuria, which has a good renal prognosis. In contrast, glomerulocystic kidney disease (GCKD...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Hashimoto, Naro Ohashi, Naoko Tsuji, Yoshitaka Naito, Shinsuke Isobe, Tomoyuki Fujikura, Takayuki Tsuji, Akihiko Kato, Kandai Nozu, Kazumoto Iijima and Hideo Yasuda

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:248

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  15. Content type: Case report

    For patients with end stage renal disease undergoing hemodialysis, erythrocytosis occurs rarely. Erythrocytosis increases the risk of thrombosis, which is a common complication in hemodialysis patients. The ri...

    Authors: Shree Agrawal, Preethi Ramachandran, Rupinder Gill, Samuel Spitalewitz, Douglas Gunzler, Marcia R. Silver, Edward J. Horwitz and Jeffrey R. Schelling

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:235

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Acute renal failure is a rare occurrence in a patient with an unremarkable past medical history and should always lead to an in depth clinical study. The occurrence in the same healthy young subject, of consec...

    Authors: V. Esposito, D. Catucci, M. Colucci, M. Torreggiani, F. Grosjean and C. Esposito

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:229

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Primary hyperoxaluria (PH) is a rare inborn disorder of the metabolism of glyoxylate, which causes the hallmark production oxalate and forms insoluble calcium oxalate crystals that accumulate in the kidney and...

    Authors: Ruiming Cai, Minzhuang Lin, Zhiyong Chen, Yongtong Lai, Xianen Huang, Guozhi Zhao, Xuekun Guo, Zhongtang Xiong, Juan Chen, Hui Chen, Qingping Jiang, Shaoyan Liu, Yuexin Yang, Weixiang Liang, Minhui Zou, Tao Liu…

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:224

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  18. Content type: Case report

    Bacterial peritonitis is a serious complication of patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). Although the identification of causative organisms and use of appropriate antibiotics are essential for treatmen...

    Authors: Katsuyuki Tanabe, Shugo Okamoto, Sumie Hiramatsu Asano and Jun Wada

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:219

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Successful pregnancy outcomes after in vitro fertilization in kidney transplant recipients have been reported, but few cases of successful pregnancy after ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation have been desc...

    Authors: Akihiro Kosoku, Junji Uchida, Keiko Maeda, Yuki Yoshikawa, Akihiro Hamuro, Hisao Shimada, Kazuya Kabei, Shunji Nishide, Tomoaki Iwai, Nobuyuki Kuwabara, Toshihide Naganuma, Norihiko Kumada, Yoshiaki Takemoto and Tatsuya Nakatani

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:206

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Persistent left superior vena cava (PLSVC) is a common vena cava malformation, and drains blood into the right atrium via the dilated coronary sinus in most cases. It is usually asymptomatic and detected incid...

    Authors: Huisi He, Bingyang Li, Yiyi Ma, Yuqiang Zhang, Chaoyang Ye, Changlin Mei, Shengqiang Yu, Bing Dai and Yawei Liu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:202

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  21. Content type: Case report

    Peritonitis is a common cause of catheter removal and mortality in the patient undergoing peritoneal dialysis (PD). Various pathogenic organisms have been identified as the etiology of PD-related peritonitis, ...

    Authors: Panai Song, Jun Deng, Tao Hou, Xiao Fu, Lei Zhang, Lin Sun and Yinghong Liu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:180

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  22. Content type: Case report

    Nephronophthisis (NPHP) is an autosomal recessive hereditary disease with highly variable clinical characteristics for which 20 genes (NPHP1–20) have been identified. NPHP1 is the major subtype leading to pediatr...

    Authors: Yiting Wang, Feng Chen, Jiali Wang, Yingwang Zhao and Fang Liu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:173

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  23. Content type: Case report

    Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (DI) secondary to a urinary tract obstruction is a rare condition. Herein, we report a case of partial nephrogenic DI due to obstructive uropathy in a patient with Castleman’s di...

    Authors: Minah Kim, Hong Sang Choi, Eun Hui Bae, Seong Kwon Ma, Soo Wan Kim and Chang Seong Kim

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:168

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  24. Content type: Case report

    Unintentional renal artery occlusion after endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) for abdominal aortic aneurysm remains one of the most unfavorable complications. Renal salvage options include percutaneous transl...

    Authors: Atsuko Uehara, Tomo Suzuki, Soichiro Hase, Hirofumi Sumi, Satoshi Hachisuka, Eisuke Fujimoto, Kouichirou Aida, Ryuto Nakazawa, Hideo Sasaki, Junki Koike, Tatsuya Chikaraishi, Yugo Shibagaki and Yuhji Marui

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:160

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  25. Content type: Case report

    Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) is a thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) characterized by predominant renal involvement. Several types of HUS can be distinguished: the most frequent « typical » HUS, due to shig...

    Authors: Stéphane Bally, Jacques Fourcade and Véronique Frémeaux-Bacchi

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:157

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  26. Content type: Case report

    Galloway-Mowat syndrome (GAMOS) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by early-onset nephrotic syndrome and microcephaly with brain anomalies. WDR73 pathogenic variants were described as the first ...

    Authors: Andrea Domingo-Gallego, Mónica Furlano, Marc Pybus, Daniel Barraca, Ana Belén Martínez, Emiliano Mora Muñoz, Roser Torra and Elisabet Ars

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:126

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  27. Content type: Case report

    Thymic hyperplasia and thymic epithelial tumor (thymoma) have been associated with a variety of autoimmune diseases. Renal involvement has been reported in patients with thymoma. Minimal change disease and mem...

    Authors: Yasunori Miyamoto, Kouichi Hirayama, Hiroshi Maruyama, Kentaro Ohgi, Mamiko Takayasu, Homare Shimohata and Masaki Kobayashi

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:123

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  28. Content type: Case report

    Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) in transplant recipients are very rare and only a handful of cases have been reported to date. Here we present the first known case of a huge GIST in a kidney transplant...

    Authors: Ryohei Takahashi, Kazunobu Shinoda, Takashi Ishida, Yasuo Hamamoto, Shinya Morita, Hirotaka Akita, Sotaro Kitaoka, Satoshi Tamaki, Hiroshi Asanuma, Tadashi Yoshida, Masahiro Jinzaki, Kaori Kameyama and Mototsugu Oya

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:120

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  29. Content type: Case report

    The consequences of cocaine use are multisystemic, such as, for instance, renal failure, hepatotoxicity and pulmonary toxicity, with renal alterations being the focus of the present study. The use of substance...

    Authors: José Célio Costa Lima Filho, Maurício Yukio Ogawa, Tacilla Hanny de Souza Andrade, Sami de Andrade Cordeiro Gadelha, Paula Frassinetti Castelo Branco Camurça Fernandes, Anaiara Lucena Queiroz and Elizabeth De Francesco Daher

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:99

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  30. Content type: Case report

    Microangiopathic hemolytic anemias and thrombocytopenias in pregnant or postpartum women constitute an interdisciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic challenge in the evaluation of thrombotic microangiopathies (...

    Authors: Katharina Artinger, Gerald Hackl, Gernot Schilcher, Florian Eisner, Marion J. Pollheimer, Christoph Mache, Eva-Christine Weiss, Kathrin Eller and Philipp Eller

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:91

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  31. Content type: Case report

    Dasatinib is a second-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitor that is indicated for the treatment of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. Here, we report the case of a man with nephrotic syndrome that was caus...

    Authors: Shoko Ochiai, Yuji Sato, Akihiro Minakawa, Akihiro Fukuda and Shouichi Fujimoto

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:87

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Genvoya® (elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide) is a recent single regimen for the treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). However, because of its complexity, it is difficult to...

    Authors: Rita Godinho, Serge Bugnon, Terezija Gracin and James Tataw

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:69

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  33. Content type: Case report

    Renal artery stenosis is one of the secondary causes of pediatric hypertension. Cases with critical unilateral renal artery stenosis manifesting with the hyponatremic hypertensive syndrome are rare and a compr...

    Authors: Jhao-Jhuang Ding, Shih-Hua Lin, Jin-Yao Lai, Tai-Wei Wu, Jing-Long Huang, Hung-Tao Chung and Min-Hua Tseng

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:64

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  34. Content type: Case report

    Proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal IgG deposits (PGNMIGD) is a disease entity classified under the group of “Monoclonal gammopathy-related kidney diseases”, and can recur after transplant. Clinic...

    Authors: Jon Von Visger, Clarissa Cassol, Uday Nori, Gerardo Franco-Ahumada, Tibor Nadasdy and Anjali A. Satoskar

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:53

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  35. Content type: Case report

    Thrombospondin type-1 domain-containing 7A (THSD7A) is a target antigen in idiopathic membranous nephropathy (MN). Patients with THSD7A-associated MN are known to have a high possibility of developing malignan...

    Authors: Shinya Taguchi, Yoshiki Koshikawa, Shoya Ohyama, Hiroko Miyachi, Hiroaki Ozawa and Hiroaki Asada

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:43

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  36. Content type: Case report

    Anti-glomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) disease is characterized by circulating IgG glomerular basement membrane antibodies and is clinically expressed as a rapidly progressive crescentic glomerulonephrit...

    Authors: Barbora Sporinova, Susanna A. McRae, Daniel A. Muruve, Marvin J. Fritzler, Samih H. Nasr, Alex C. Chin and Hallgrimur Benediktsson

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:29

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  37. Content type: Case report

    Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is characterized by excessive activation of the immune system due to infection, autoimmune diseases, or malignancy. As an aggressive and life-threatening clinical syndr...

    Authors: Bixia Gao, Xiaoyu Jia, Jicheng Lv and Jie Dong

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:27

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  38. Content type: Case report

    Anti-glomerular basement membrane (GBM) glomerulonephritis does not usually coexist with another glomerulonephritis such as IgA nephropathy. We present a rare case having a combination of these two diseases, a...

    Authors: Tadasu Kojima, Go Hirose, Shuuhei Komatsu, Taito Oshima, Kentaro Sugisaki, Tomohiro Tomiyasu, Noriko Yoshikawa, Muneharu Yamada and Takashi Oda

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:25

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