ANCA-associated rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis in a patient with IgA nephropathy, case report.
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IgA nephropathy
rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis

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Peña Wilches A, Arias Agudelo J de J, Ossa Gómez LJ, Gutiérrez González D, Echeverri Sarmiento JE, Larrarte Arenas C. ANCA-associated rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis in a patient with IgA nephropathy, case report. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2017 Jul. 27 [cited 2022 May 18];4(2):200-9. Available from:


IgA nephropathy is the most common glomerulonephritis, in which less than 10% of patients have a rapid decline of renal function. The histological findings of this group
resemble those of vasculitis, with presence of crescents and fibrinoid necrosis. The coexistence of IgA nephropathy and neutrophil anti-cytoplasmic antibodies is infrequent, and the pathogenic role of these antibodies in IgA nephropathy is unclear. Here we describe a case of a patient with IgA nephropathy, rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis and neutrophil positive anti-cytoplasmic antibodies, and literature review is presented.
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