IgA nephropathy in renal allografts-recurrence and graft dysfunction

Hyeon Joo Jeong, Kyu Ha Huh, Yu Seun Kim, Soon Il Kim

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With time after transplantation, the recurrence of IgA nephropathy (IgAN) becomes a relevant cause of graft dysfunction and failure. However, only limited information has been published regarding the related clinical and histological features. In this article, we review studies on recurrent IgAN in the English literature and describe our own clinical experience. The clinical and histological features related to recurrence are still indeterminate, but features associated with graft dysfunction include proteinuria, glomerulosclerosis, mesangial proliferation, glomerular crescents and interstitial fibrosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1043-1048
Number of pages6
JournalYonsei medical journal
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Dec 31

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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