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  1. Influenza A infections have been described to cause secondary hemolytic uremic syndrome and to trigger atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) in individuals with an underlying genetic complement dysregulati...

    Authors: Robin Kobbe, Raphael Schild, Martin Christner, Jun Oh, Sebastian Loos and Markus J. Kemper

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:96

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  2. Goblet cell carcinoid is a rare variant of appendiceal carcinoid with mixed endocrine and exocrine features. The most common symptom and signs are abdominal pain, acute appendicitis and palpable mass. Addition...

    Authors: Chih-Wei Chen, Jan-Show Chu, Li-Chun Hsieh, Chih-Chin Kao, Yen-Chung Lin and Hsi-Hsien Chen

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:62

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  3. Symptomatic hyponatremia is considered a rare complication of oral bowel preparation for colonoscopy. The pathophysiology underlying this phenomenon has been widely regarded as a mere sequela of excessive argi...

    Authors: Martin Windpessl, Christoph Schwarz and Manfred Wallner

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:54

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  4. There are only few cases of renal pathology induced by Lyme borreliosis in the literature, as this damage is rare and uncommon in humans. This patient is the first case of minimal change glomerular disease ass...

    Authors: N. Florens, S. Lemoine, F. Guebre-Egziabher, F. Valour, J. Kanitakis, M. Rabeyrin and L. Juillard

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:51

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  5. Awareness of the spectrum of clinical manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), especially uncommon changes, is essential for diagnosis and effective management of patients.

    Authors: Xiaole Su, Xi Qiao, Jing Li, Lifang Gao, Chen Wang and Lihua Wang

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:43

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  6. A pathergy reaction is defined as a hyperreactivity of the skin in response to minimal trauma, which is important in the diagnosis of Behçet’s disease (BD). However, a pathergy reaction may not be restricted t...

    Authors: Takaaki Higashihara, Akira Okada, Taiko Kusano, Kazuyoshi Ishigaki, Akira Shimizu and Hideki Takano

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2017 18:40

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  7. Several shared common gene networks participate in development of interstinal ganglia and also nephron formation; the glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor/Ret/glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor...

    Authors: Keisuke Sugimoto, Tomoki Miyazawa, Hitomi Nishi, Kohei Miyazaki, Takuji Enya, Mitsuru Okada and Tsukasa Takemura

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:146

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  8. Immunotactoid glomerulopathy (ITG) is a rare cause of proteinuria characterized by organized microtubular deposits in the glomerulus. ITG has been associated with underlying lymphoproliferative disorders and a...

    Authors: Aditi Khandelwal, Martina A. Trinkaus, Hassan Ghaffar, Serge Jothy and Marc B. Goldstein

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:140

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  9. Low-protein diets (LPD) are an important means of delaying the need for dialysis and attaining a stable metabolic balance in chronic kidney disease (CKD). Many authors consider a low educational level and illi...

    Authors: Stefania Maxia, Valentina Loi, Irene Capizzi, Giorgina Barbara Piccoli, Gianfranca Cabiddu and Antonello Pani

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:138

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  10. Tumoral calcinosis is a rare manifestation of extraskeletal calcification, featuring large calcified cystic masses in the periarticular regions of large joints. In chronic kidney disease (CKD), this disorder i...

    Authors: Fareed B. Kamar, Bikaramjit Mann and Gregory Kline

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:137

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  11. Collapsing Glomerulopathy (CG), also known as the collapsing variant of Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), is distinct in both its clinical severity and its pathophysiologic characteristics from other ...

    Authors: Whitney Besse, Sherry Mansour, Karan Jatwani, Cynthia C. Nast and Ursula C. Brewster

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:125

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  12. A link between IgA nephropathy and Crohn’s disease has recently been reported. Other researchers hypothesize that intestine-derived IgA complexes deposit in glomerular mesangial cells, eliciting IgA nephropath...

    Authors: Tomohiro Terasaka, Haruhito A. Uchida, Ryoko Umebayashi, Keiko Tsukamoto, Keiko Tanaka, Masashi Kitagawa, Hitoshi Sugiyama, Hiroaki Tanioka and Jun Wada

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:122

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  13. Neurotoxicity is a common side effect of treatment with calcineurin inhibitors. Tremors are frequently reported as the most common manifestation. Variable presentations can include headaches, seizures, visual ...

    Authors: Ashwani K. Gupta and Nader Bahri

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:116

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  14. Renal biopsy is not free from complications and patients who undergo this procedure are usually hospitalized to receive intensive care for several days after biopsy. In contrast, after this period, routine fol...

    Authors: Takuya Murakami, Shin-ichi Takeda, Hidenori Kanazawa, Atsushi Ugajin, Shigeyoshi Kijima, Hiroyasu Nakamura, Toshimi Imai, Taro Sugase, Ryoko Horikoshi, Takahisa Kobayashi, Tetsu Akimoto, Osamu Saito and Daisuke Nagata

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:81

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  15. Malignant hypertension is a condition characterized by severe hypertension and multi-organ ischemic complications. Albeit mortality and renal survival have improved with antihypertensive therapy, progression t...

    Authors: Andrea Michelli, Stella Bernardi, Andrea Grillo, Emiliano Panizon, Matteo Rovina, Moreno Bardelli, Renzo Carretta and Bruno Fabris

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:65

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  16. Silver is a transition metal, toxic when ingested in significant amounts, causing argyria (skin deposition) and argyrosis (eye deposition). It is excreted mainly via the gastrointestinal tract with only small ...

    Authors: Tamer Rezk, James Penton, Anna Stevenson, Mared Owen-Casey, Mark Little, John Cunningham and Alan D. Salama

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:49

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  17. Duplication of the distal part of chromosome 6p is a rare genetic syndrome. Renal involvement has been reported in the majority of patients, including a wide range of congenital abnormalities of kidney and uri...

    Authors: Augustina Jankauskienė, Magdalena Koczkowska, Anna Bjerre, Joanna Bernaciak, Franz Schaefer and Beata S. Lipska-Ziętkiewicz

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:32

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Nephrology 2016 17:43

  18. Acute interstitial nephritis (AIN) represents a frequent cause of acute kidney injury. While many etiologies of AIN have been recognized, the majority (60–70 %) are due to allergic reactions or drug exposure. ...

    Authors: Julius J. Schmidt, Leyla Ramazan, Clemens Bockemeyer, Hans-Heinrich Günter, Jens Martens-Lobenhoffer, Tina Ganzenmüller, Stefanie M. Bode-Böger and Jan T. Kielstein

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:28

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  19. Warfarin related nephropathy is one of the potential complications of warfarin therapy. Despite the well described histological entity, the clinical course and approach to warfarin related nephropathy in patie...

    Authors: Chee Yong Ng, Chieh Suai Tan, Chee Tang Chin, See Lim Lim, Ling Zhu, Keng Thye Woo and Puay Hoon Tan

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2016 17:15

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  20. Acute kidney injury due to glomerular bleeding has been described with IgA nephropathy and supratherapeutic warfarin anticoagulation. There is usually demonstrable tubular obstruction by erythrocyte casts asso...

    Authors: Andy K. H. Lim, Susan Brown, Ian Simpson and John P. Dowling

    Citation: BMC Nephrology 2015 16:180

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