Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease accompanied by systemic lupus erythematosus presenting central nervous system involvement.
- Hirohito Sugawara,
- Hideki Takizawa,
- Yoshinosuke Shimamura,
- Norihito Moniwa,
- Koichi Hasegawa,
- Yayoi Ogawa
CEN Case Rep 2017 May 27;6(1):1-4. Epub 2016 Aug 27.
Hokkaido Renal Pathology Center, Sapporo IT Front Building #196 N9 W15, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 0600009, Japan.
We report a case of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis caused by anti-glomerular basement membrane (GBM) disease accompanied by systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) presenting central nervous system involvement in a 32-year-old Japanese male. He was admitted to our hospital because of a 3-week history of fever and rapidly failing renal function requiring hemodialysis (HD). Laboratory tests showed anti-GBM antibody elevation with a value of 16,385 units/ml. Read More