Goodpasture's syndrome


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Goodpasture's syndrome

[′gu̇d‚pas·chərz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A complex of symptoms associated with acute glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage.
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Anderson, "Chronic recurrent goodpasture's syndrome," American Journal of Medicine, vol.
Pulmonary haemorrhage with acute kidney injury is classically caused by immunologically mediated diseases such as ANCA associated vasculitis, Goodpasture's syndrome, or systemic lupus erythematosus [1].
The combined pulmonary-renal form of the disease is known as Goodpasture's syndrome. Pulmonary hemorrhage occurs in around 50% of the patients.
Iona had been on dialysis since 2006, when she was diagnosed with Goodpasture's syndrome. The rare condition meant that her immune system attacked her organs, ravaging her lungs and kidneys.
(1-5) We diagnose Goodpasture's syndrome based on Mr.
Douglas Barclay, from Burton, Dorset, last saw his first-born Nicholas Barclay, who lives in South Africa,when he was almost three years old but immediately offered to give his kidney to the 24-year-old who had Goodpasture's Syndrome.
A South African friend told Mr Barclay about a newspaper article saying that Nicholas had run a marathon despite suffering from Goodpasture's Syndrome, which had destroyed his kidneys.
D-penicillamine can induce one of several autoimmune diseases besides the one for which it is prescribed, including polymyositis or dermatomyositis, Sjogren's syndrome, systemic lupus erythematosus, pemphigus, myasthenia gravis, or Goodpasture's syndrome, Dr.
Goodpasture's syndrome and other uncommon renal disorders in which complement figures prominently will probably be treated under compassionate-use protocols after selective complement inhibitors reach the market for other indications, Dr.
Palmonary manifestations of Goodpasture's syndrome. Clinics in Chest Medicine, 19(4), 777-791.
The most threatening side effects of penicillamine are kidney disease, blood cell complications, and Goodpasture's syndrome, a potentially fatal disorder caused by kidney failure and lung hemorrhage.