Thursday, April 19, 2012

Predictors of Membranous GN in cancer

The strongest predictors of cancer as a cause of Membranous GN are:
 1. Smoking
 2. Advanced Age
 3. Leukocytic infiltration of the glomeruli( eight leukocytes per glomerulus has a sensitivity of 75% and specificity of 92%)
 For an interesting case discussion regarding this, visit CJASN's attending Rounds on Nephrotic Syndrome in an older patient

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