Amyloidosis complicating cystic fibrosis

Gaffney, K ORCID:, Gibbons, D, Keogh, B and FitzGerald, M X (1993) Amyloidosis complicating cystic fibrosis. Thorax, 48 (9). pp. 949-950. ISSN 0040-6376

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Two patients with cystic fibrosis developed acute onset nephrotic syndrome and died within three months of presentation. Examination of renal biopsy specimens indicated amyloid. The onset of proteinuria or a fall in baseline renal function should alert the physician to this rare complication.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adolescent,adult,etiology,complications,female,humans,pathology,male,etiology
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2020 00:02
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 06:41
DOI: 10.1136/thx.48.9.949

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