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142 Possible Causes for Globulins Increased, Lupus Nephritis

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Lab Increased alpha2-globulin, increased beta-globulin, decreased albumin, increased cholesterol, increased TGs, increased phospholipids; these increases are confined to lipoproteins[] Nephrotic syndrome (NS) is a major manifestation of lupus nephritis (LN).[] Total cholesterol and triglyceride levels are typically increased.[]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

    What is lupus nephritis? There are two types of lupus.[] […] gamma globulins), cryoglobulins (frequently positive), and direct Comb’s test (frequently positive).[] The results suggest that lupus nephritis might be associated with physical activity.[]

  • Lipoid Nephrosis

    It was also of interest that peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBL) from 3 patients with lupus nephritis (SLE) produced significantly low levels of TCFC.[] […] 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.[]

  • 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[] Return to Article Details Chronic Active Hepatitis B with HBV-Associated Nephropathy: Close Resemblance to Lupus Nephritis[] nephritis.[]

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis

    More than 80% of affected individuals have increased gamma globulin in the blood.[] […] erythematosus, which causes kidney inflammation called lupus nephritis type 1 diabetes, a condition characterized by high blood glucose, also called blood sugar, levels caused[] 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[]

  • 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 .[]

  • Polyarteritis Nodosa

    The autopsy showed lupus nephritis-Class II, polyserositis, myocarditis, inflammatory myositis, immune mediated vasculitis involving renal, coronary, pancreatic, adrenal,[] She later developed arterial thrombosis, poly-serositis, nephritis, myocarditis, sacro-ilitis, autoimmune hemolytic anemia and refractory thrombocytopenia.[] Though anti-dsDNA was negative, she was diagnosed to have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Terminally, she had pulmonary symptoms and succumbed to her illness.[]

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis

    Patients with lupus nephritis may have a normal serum creatinine value Patients with lupus nephritis may require multiple sequential biopsies In lupus nephritis a fall in[] Our patient's case may provide a clue to the etiology of ANCA-associated vasculitis or lupus nephritis.[] Secondary causes of diffuse GN include the following: Cryoglobulinemia Goodpasteur’s syndrome (membranous antiglomerular basement membrane disease) Lupus nephritis Schönlein-Henoch[]

  • Post-Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis

    Autoantibodies against complement C1q (anti-C1q) strongly correlate with the occurrence of severe lupus nephritis.[] […] purpura, and lupus nephritis.[] nephritis, thin basement membrane nephropathy.[]

  • Thymoma

    […] findings that were not typical of lupus nephritis.[] This deficiency of immune-fighting gamma globulins increases susceptibility to infections.[] More perinatal deaths with fetal anomalies Pregnancy Preterm premature rupture of membranes: Increased C-section: Increased frequency Treatment Safe: Anticholinesterase; Corticosteroids[]

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