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Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 320-322
Membranous glomerulopathy associated with idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome


Department of Internal Medicine, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia

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Makram Frigui
Department of Internal Medicine, Hedi Chaker Hospital, 3029 Sfax
Tunisia
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Renal involvement is rarely reported and little is known about the renal morpho­logic changes in the idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndromes. We reported a case of a 52-year-old man with idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome associated with membranous glomerulopathy. The eosinophilia and the proteinuria greatly improved with corticosteroid treatment. We review the literature regarding the nephropathy of this hematologic disorder.


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