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  1. 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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    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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    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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    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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  5. 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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    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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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    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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. Content type: Case report

    Understanding the uncommon association of IgG4-related disease with other disorders is essential for the accurate diagnosis and effective treatment of patients. To the best of our knowledge, there have been on...

    Authors: Shen-Ju Gou, Lu-Jia Xue and Zhang-Xue Hu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:23

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  29. Content type: Case report

    We report a 61-year-old female with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) secondary to polycystic kidney disease (PKD) complicated by intradialytic hypertension (IDH). Increased sympathetic drive leading to increased...

    Authors: Zachary Wolfmueller, Kunal Goyal and Bhanu Prasad

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:19

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  30. Content type: Case report

    The case report is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of embolization of a high-output idiopathic renal arteriovenous fistula (IRAVF) with an atrial septal defect occluder (ASDO) via venous access.

    Authors: Xiaomao Chen, Qingle Zeng, Peng Ye, Hongfei Miao and Yong Chen

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:15

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    It is well known that vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitors can cause proteinuria. The incidence of proteinuria is high for bevacizumab, a humanized monoclonal antibody directed against VEGF, bu...

    Authors: Ryo Yamada, Takao Okawa, Ken Matsuo, Makoto Suzuki, Noriko Mori and Kiyoshi Mori

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:14

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  32. Content type: Case report

    Goodpasture Syndrome (GS) is an autoimmune disease caused by the development of auto-antibodies against the Glomerular Basement Membrane (GBM). Linear deposit of immunoglobulins G on the GBM detected by immuno...

    Authors: V. Thibaud, N. Rioux-Leclercq, C. Vigneau and S. Morice

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:6

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    Drug-induced nephrotic syndrome (NS) can be resolved by eliminating the causative agents. However, patients with metastatic cancer have not been previously reported to achieve complete recovery from anticancer...

    Authors: So-Yeon Jeon, Na-Ri Lee and Chang-Yeol Yim

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2019 20:1

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  34. Content type: Case report

    Lupus nephritis (LN) is one of the most common manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and is often the most serious organ complication and the cause of premature death of such a patient. Most of ...

    Authors: Marceli Lukaszewski, Kinga Kosiorowska, Dorota Kaminska, Marta Obremska, Oktawia Mazanowska and Magdalena Krajewska

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:372

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  35. Content type: Case report

    Uremic encephalopathy (UE), a toxic metabolic encephalopathy, is an uncommon complication resulting from endogenous uremic toxins in patients with severe renal failure. UE syndrome can range from mild inattent...

    Authors: Wen-Yu Gong, Shan-Shan Li, Zong-Chao Yu, Hong-Wei Wu, Liang-Hong Yin, Li-Fan Mei and Fan-Na Liu

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:370

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  36. Content type: Case report

    Bordetella pertussis infection is a known trigger of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). For patients suspected of having atypical HUS, prompt plasma exchange/infusion (PE/PI) or eculizumab (ECZ) treatment ...

    Authors: Ken Saida, Masao Ogura, Yuji Kano, Shingo Ishimori, Takahisa Yoshikawa, Hiroko Nagata, Mai Sato, Koichi Kamei and Kenji Ishikura

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:365

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    Although the renal toxicity of Deferasirox, an oral iron chelator, has been reported to be mild, there have been reports of acute interstitial nephritis or Fanconi syndrome due to this agent. Thin basement mem...

    Authors: Keiko Oda, Kan Katayama, Akiko Tanoue, Tomohiro Murata, Yumi Hirota, Shoko Mizoguchi, Yosuke Hirabayashi, Takayasu Ito, Eiji Ishikawa, Kaoru Dohi and Masaaki Ito

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:363

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  38. Content type: Case report

    Renal thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA) is occasionally seen in biopsies with pauci-immune necrotizing crescentic glomerulonephritis (PCGN). Recent study indicated that the complement activation is more promine...

    Authors: Jianling Tao, Jonathan Lieberman, Richard A. Lafayette and Neeraja Kambham

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:355

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  39. Content type: Case report

    Baclofen is a centrally acting GABAB receptor agonist and it is used widely for the treatment of spasticity, persistent hiccups and multiple sclerosis. The renal system is the main route of excretion, thus people...

    Authors: Emad Khazneh, Alaa Shamlawi, Kamel Jebrin, Zakaria Hamdan and Osama Sawalmeh

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:352

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  40. Content type: Case report

    Maternally inherited diabetes and deafness (MIDD), a mitochondrial genetic disorder, typically affects the kidneys and results in end-stage renal disease. Early diagnosis of MIDD is challenging when renal mani...

    Authors: Keiji Sugai, Hiroyuki Ueda, Keita Morimoto, Mai Tanaka, Daisuke Takahashi, Akio Nakashima, Junichiro Kato, Hiroshi Takahashi, Yutaka Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Kawamura, Kazushige Hanaoka, Yoichi Miyazaki and Takashi Yokoo

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2018 19:350

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