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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 63  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 289-291

Hansen's disease with lepra reaction presenting with IgA dominant infection related glomerulonephritis


Department of Nephrology, Institute of Nephrology, Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Elayaperumal Indhumathi
Institute of Nephrology, Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/IJPM.IJPM_654_17

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Various renal abnormalities in leprosy have been described largely in literature but the occurrence of IgA dominant infection related glomerulonephritis in leprosy with type 2 lepra reaction has not been reported so far. We present here a 60-year-old man with a history of leprosy in the past admitted with type 2 lepra reaction, rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis with severe renal failure requiring dialysis and diagnosed to have IgA dominant infection related glomerulonephritis.


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