Advertisment

Indian Journal of Nephrology About us |  Subscription |  e-Alerts  | Feedback | Login   
  Print this page Email this page   Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
 Home | Current Issue | Archives| Ahead of print | Search |Instructions |  Editorial Board  

Users Online:3887

Official publication of the Indian Society of Nephrology
 ~   Next article
 ~   Previous article
 ~   Table of Contents

 ~   Similar in PUBMED
 ~  Search Pubmed for
 ~  Search in Google Scholar for
 ~Related articles
 ~   Citation Manager
 ~   Access Statistics
 ~   Reader Comments
 ~   Email Alert *
 ~   Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed5383    
    Printed83    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded180    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal

 

 CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 61-64

Dense deposit disease involving C3 and C4d Deposits


1 Department of Nephropathology, Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Nephrology, Manipal Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. M Vankalakunti
Department of Nephropathology, Manipal Hospital, Rustom Bagh, Bengaluru - 560 017, Karnataka
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijn.IJN_164_16

Rights and Permissions

Dense deposit disease (DDD), earlier called Type II membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis is distinct disease having frequent relapses reaching end-stage kidney disease by 10-year in up to 50%–60% of cases and high recurrence rate in the allograft. The term DDD is derived from its distinctive ribbon-like osmiophilic deposits in the lamina densa of glomerular basement membrane by electron microscopy. Pathogenetically, alternate pathway dysfunction leads to this disease, which is diagnosed by ultrastructure. Herein, we describe our observation of C4d positivity in an adolescent boy with DDD.






[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*


        
Print this article     Email this article

Indian Journal of Nephrology
Published by Wolters Kluwer - Medknow
Online since 20th Sept '07