A case of lipoprotein glomerulopathy with a rare apolipoprotein E isoform combined with neurofibromatosis type I.
CEN Case Rep 2018 May 22;7(1):127-131. Epub 2018 Jan 22.
Sanko Clinic, Fukuoka, Japan.
Lipoprotein glomerulopathy (LPG) is a rare inherited disease characterized by histopathological features of lipoprotein thrombi in dilated glomerular capillaries and type III like hyperlipoproteinemia with heterozygous mutation of the apolipoprotein (apo) E gene. We herein present the case of a 50-year-old woman with LPG complicated by neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a case of LPG complicated by NF1. Read More