Amyloidosis complicating cystic fibrosis

K Gaffney, D Gibbons, B Keogh, M X FitzGerald

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)949-950
Number of pages2
JournalThorax
Volume48
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 1993
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Amyloidosis/etiology
  • Cystic Fibrosis/complications
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Kidney/pathology
  • Male
  • Nephrotic Syndrome/etiology

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