Dermatomyositis Associated with Membranous Nephropathy in a 43-Year-Old FemaleAkashi Y. · Inoh M. · Gamo N. · Kinashi M. · Ohbayashi S. · Miyake H. · Kurata N.
aDepartment of Internal Medicine, Kinashi Ohbayashi Hospital and bMiyake Clinic, Takamatu, Kagawa, Japan
A 43-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital for myalgic pain and erythema of the face and thighs. She had been diagnosed with dermatomyositis at another hospital 8 years earlier and proteinuria had developed suddenly. Renal histological examination revealed membranous nephropathy. Membranous nephropathy associated with dermatomyositis is very rare. To date, malignant disease has not been detected in our patient, but the serum level of CA125, a tumor marker, has been elevated to 1,097 U/ml. The increased CA125 level is related to the degree of proteinuria and after prednisolone and cyclosporine therapy, proteinuria and the CA125 level gradually decreased.
|Direct payment||This item at the regular price: USD 33.00|
|Payment from account||With a Karger Pay-per-View account (down payment USD 150)
you profit from a special rate for this and other single items.
This item at the discounted price: USD 23.00