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124 Possible Causes for Globulins Increased, Lupus Nephritis

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    These can include: membranous nephropathy, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, minimal change disease, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, lupus nephritis, and IgA nephropathy[] Lab Increased alpha2-globulin, increased beta-globulin, decreased albumin, increased cholesterol, increased TGs, increased phospholipids; these increases are confined to lipoproteins[] Total cholesterol and triglyceride levels are typically increased.[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    Class V Membranous lupus nephritis Global or segmental sub-epithelial immune deposits Class VI Advanced sclerotic lupus nephritis 90% of glomeruli globally sclerosed without[] lupus nephritis is permanent renal damage.[] Efficacy and safety of rituximab in patients with active proliferative lupus nephritis: the Lupus Nephritis Assessment with Rituximab study.[]

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis

    […] erythematosus, which causes kidney inflammation called lupus nephritis type 1 diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood glucose, also called blood sugar, levels caused[] More than 80% of affected individuals have increased gamma globulin in the blood.[] Relapse is characterized by an increase in the serum aminotransferase level to more than 3-fold the upper limit of normal and/or increase in the serum gamma-globulin level[]

  • Lipoid Nephrosis

    […] alpha globulins C Uremia D Hypoproteinemia Most common cause of systemic hypertension in children is: A Congenital adrenal hyperplasia B Acute glomerulonephritis C Coarctation[] The natural history and treatment of lupus nephritis, in Lewis EJ, Schwartz MM, Korbet SM (eds): Lupus Nephritis. Oxford, Oxford University Press 1999;pp 185-218. 31.[] The essential feature in nephrotic syndrome is: A Proteinuria B Hyperlipidemia C Edema D Hypoalbuminemia Not seen in a child with nephrotic syndrome: A Hyperlipidemia B Increased[]

  • Chronic Active Hepatitis

    The positive anti-HCV antibody common in patients with IACAH is caused by disease related hypergammaglobulinemia and steroid therapy usually leads to decrease in gamma globulin[] nephritis.[] However, the new recombinant immunoblot assay (RIBA-II) which increases the specificity of anti-HCV by testing for four separate regions of the Hepatitis C virus is less frequently[]

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    Intravenous immunoglobulin compared with cyclophosphamide for proliferative lupus nephritis. Lancet 1999 ; 354 : 569 –70. 6 Cherin P, Herson S, Wechsler B et al .[]

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis

    Secondary causes of diffuse GN include the following: Cryoglobulinemia Goodpasteur’s syndrome (membranous antiglomerular basement membrane disease) Lupus nephritis Schönlein-Henoch[] Skin rashes (ie, malar rash frequently seen with lupus nephritis) may be observed.[] History of lupus nephritis 9 Failed therapy with multiple disease modifying agents Palpable purpura, acute oliguric renal failure requiring dialysis.[]

  • Congenital Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

    KEY TERMS Agammaglobulinemia —The lack of gamma globulins in the blood, associated with an increased susceptibility to infection.[] The fifth was a case report of lupus vasculitis without nephritis in a child with congenital HIV [ 4 ].[] In four of those cases, the child developed lupus nephritis, but no other clinical manifestation of SLE [ 1 – 3 ].[]

  • Cryoglobulinemia

    nephritis, vasculitis of interlobular arteries and afferent arterioles Microscopic (histologic) images Images hosted on other servers: Immunofluorescence Immunoglobulins,[] [Sjogren's] ( M35.04 ) pyelonephritis and tubulo-interstitial nephritis in systemic lupus erythematosus ( M32.15 ) pyelonephritis and tubulo-interstitial nephritis in toxoplasmosis[] These mixed-protein cryoglobulins are also associated with autoimmune diseases , particularly Sjogren's syndrome , less commonly systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid[]

  • Sjogren's Syndrome

    nephritis), liver, or pancreas Cancer of the lymphatic tissue (occurs in up to 5% of patients with the disease) What causes Sjögren's syndrome?[] […] and insidious, subtle, waning and waxing in SS; the associated autoimmune features—for example, rash, serositis, polyarthritis or nephritis in lupus in contrast with sicca[] […] loss, difficulty concentrating or confusion Gastrointestinal problems, such as acid reflex, bloating, abdominal pain, or diarrhea Inflammation of the lungs, kidneys (unlike lupus[]

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