Ask the Experts

  1. Adaobi Solarin
  2. General Nephrology Questions
  3. Tuesday, 04 October 2016
  4.  Subscribe via email
8yr old boy with cochlear implant since age of three. Referred about 3 months ago with protenuria and renal failure. However mum had noted frothy urine for quite a long time. No family history of renal failure or hearing loss. No hematuria. Renal biopsy : light microscopy(1 glom repeat biopsy) global glomerular ischaemic-like changes, focal segmentalsclerosing glomerular lesion on EM, chronic interstitial nephritis, diffuse in distribution and of at least moderate intensity.
Responses (1)
Accepted Answer Pending Moderation

In very young children, the EM findings might not manifest. Was immunostaining for Type IV collagen performed?

Dr. Jordan Weinstein
  1. more than a month ago
  2. General Nephrology Questions
  3. # 1
  • Page :
  • 1

There are no replies made for this post yet.
Be one of the first to reply to this post!
Submit Your Response
Upload files or images for this discussion by clicking on the upload button below. Supports gif,jpg,png,zip,rar,pdf,jpeg,doc,docx,xls,xlsx
• Insert • Remove Upload Files (Maximum File Size: 10 MB) - NB: PLEASE REMOVE ALL IDENTIFYING DATA