108 Possible Causes for Globulins Increased, Lupus Nephritis

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    nephritis or minimal change disease.[prnewswire.com] Lab Increased alpha2-globulin, increased beta-globulin, decreased albumin, increased cholesterol, increased TGs, increased phospholipids; these increases are confined to lipoproteins[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Total cholesterol and triglyceride levels are typically increased.[merckmanuals.com]

  • 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[ojrd.biomedcentral.com] lupus nephritis is permanent renal damage.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] Efficacy and safety of rituximab in patients with active proliferative lupus nephritis: the Lupus Nephritis Assessment with Rituximab study.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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[niddk.nih.gov] More than 80% of affected individuals have increased gamma globulin in the blood.[hepatitiscentral.com] 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[gastrotraining.com]

  • 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[gradestack.com] 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.[sjkdt.org] 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[gradestack.com]

  • 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[hepatitiscentral.com] nephritis.[annals.org] 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[hepatitiscentral.com]

  • 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 .[academic.oup.com]

  • Acute Glomerulonephritis

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

  • Congenital Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

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

  • Cryoglobulinemia

    nephritis, vasculitis of interlobular arteries and afferent arterioles Microscopic (histologic) images Images hosted on other servers: Immunofluorescence Immunoglobulins,[pathologyoutlines.com] [Sjogren's] ( M35.04 ) pyelonephritis and tubulo-interstitial nephritis in systemic lupus erythematosus ( M32.15 ) pyelonephritis and tubulo-interstitial nephritis in toxoplasmosis[icd10data.com] B infection, hepatitis A infection, cytomegalovirus infection, Epstein–Barr virus infection , lyme disease , syphilis , lepromatous leprosy , Q fever , poststreptococcal nephritis[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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?[clevelandclinic.org] […] 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[ard.bmj.com] […] loss, difficulty concentrating or confusion Gastrointestinal problems, such as acid reflex, bloating, abdominal pain, or diarrhea Inflammation of the lungs, kidneys (unlike lupus[clevelandclinic.org]

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