Journal Mobile Options
Table of Contents
Vol. 15, No. 5, 1995
Issue release date: 1995
Section title: Clinical Study
Am J Nephrol 1995;15:386–391
(DOI:10.1159/000168871)

Clinical and Immune Aspects of Idiopathic Acute Tubulointerstitial Nephritis and Uveitis Syndrome

Rodriguez-Perez J.C. · Cruz-Alamo M. · Perez-Aciego P. · Macía-Heras M. · Naranjo-Hemandez A. · Plaza-Toledano C. · Hortal-Cascon L. · Fernandez-Rodriguez A.
aNephrology Service; bImmunology Unit, Hematology Department, and cRheumatology Unit, Hospital Ntra Sra del Pino, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Do you have an account?

Register and profit from personalized services (MyKarger) Login Information

Please create your User ID & Password





Contact Information









I have read the Karger Terms and Conditions and agree.

Register and profit from personalized services (MyKarger) Login Information

Please create your User ID & Password





Contact Information









I have read the Karger Terms and Conditions and agree.

To view the fulltext, please log in

To view the pdf, please log in

Buy

  • FullText & PDF
  • Unlimited re-access via MyKarger (new!)
  • Unrestricted printing, no saving restrictions for personal use
  • Reduced rates with a PPV account
read more

Direct: USD 38.00
Account: USD 26.50

Select

Rent/Cloud

  • Rent for 48h to view
  • Buy Cloud Access for unlimited viewing via different devices
  • Synchronizing in the ReadCube Cloud
  • Printing and saving restriction apply

Rental: USD 8.50
Cloud: USD 20.00

Select

Subscribe

  • Automatic perpetual access to all articles of the subscribed year(s)
  • Unlimited re-access via Subscriber Login or MyKarger
  • Unrestricted printing, no saving restrictions for personal use
read more

Subcription rates


Select


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Clinical Study

Received: 3/24/1994
Accepted: 1/26/1995
Published online: 10/28/2008

Number of Print Pages: 6
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0250-8095 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9670 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/AJN

Abstract

Five patients with idiopathic interstitial nephritis and uveitis without bone marrow granulomas were followed-up for 1 year. Ophthalmological examination revealed bilateral anterior uveitis. Light microscopy of the renal tissue revealed predominant lymphocyte infiltration of the interstitium. Immunohistochemical analysis revealed a clear predominance of memory T lymphocytes (CD45RO+) in the interstitial and tubular infiltration. HLA typing, and immunophenotypic studies of peripheral blood mononuclear cells including absolute lymphocyte and monocyte counts were assessed. The patients’ peripheral T-cell subpopulation did not significantly differ from control studies. With steroid treatment maintained during a period of 6-9 months renal function and uveitis responded dramatically in all patients. After 1-year follow-up, only 1 patient showed a relapse of uveitis, but there was complete clinical recovery of the nephritis in all 5 patients. The aim of this study was to describe the 1-year follow-up of 5 new cases of acute tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome, and assess some aspects of their cellular immunity.


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Clinical Study

Received: 3/24/1994
Accepted: 1/26/1995
Published online: 10/28/2008

Number of Print Pages: 6
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0250-8095 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9670 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/AJN


Copyright / Drug Dosage

Copyright: All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated into other languages, reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, microcopying, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher or, in the case of photocopying, direct payment of a specified fee to the Copyright Clearance Center.
Drug Dosage: The authors and the publisher have exerted every effort to ensure that drug selection and dosage set forth in this text are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication. However, in view of ongoing research, changes in goverment regulations, and the constant flow of information relating to drug therapy and drug reactions, the reader is urged to check the package insert for each drug for any changes in indications and dosage and for added warnings and precautions. This is particularly important when the recommended agent is a new and/or infrequently employed drug.
Disclaimer: The statements, opinions and data contained in this publication are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the publishers and the editor(s). The appearance of advertisements or/and product references in the publication is not a warranty, endorsement, or approval of the products or services advertised or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements.