Appearance of immune complex glomerulonephritis following the onset of type I diabetes mellitus in a child.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Renal disease is a frequent late complication of type I diabetes mellitus, occurring almost entirely in adult patients. Typical diabetic nephropathy is characterized by proteinuria, and by the histological lesions of mesangial expansion and basement membrane thickening. We report an interesting case of a 3-year-old boy who developed immune complex glomerulonephritis with nephrotic syndrome 2 months after the onset of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Robinson, LA; Howell, DN; Wigfall, DR; Foreman, JW

Published Date

  • November 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 713 - 716

PubMed ID

  • 9370189

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9370189

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0272-6386

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0272-6386(97)90498-4


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States