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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1076-1078
Epstein syndrome with rapid progression to end stage renal disease


Pediatric Department, King Hussein Medical Center, Amman, Jordan

Correspondence Address:
Samah Al-Jbour
Pediatric Department, King Hussein Medical Center, P.O. Box 1643, Tariq, Amman
Jordan
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The association of haematological abnormalities and hereditary nephritis is rare; it is mainly included in a spectrum of autosomal dominant macrothrombocytopenias: May-Hegglin anomaly, Fechtner, Sebastian, Epstein and Alport syndrome with macro thrombocytopenia. We are presenting a missed case of a boy who presented with epistaxis and his diagnostic work up revealed macrothrombocytopenia, sensorineural hearing loss and chronic nephropathy which constitute the Epstein syndrome, with rapid deterioration of kidney function.


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