publication . Article . 2017

Acute kidney injury with granulomatous interstitial nephritis and vasculitis revealing sarcoidosis

Amel Harzallah; Hayet Kaaroud; Karima Boubaker; Samia Barbouch; Rim Goucha; FethiBen Hamida; TaiebBen Abdallah;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation (issn: 1319-2442, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease that affects mostly the lungs and lymph glands. Renal involvement is rare and especially vasculitis. We report a case who presented an acute kidney failure and had sarcoidosis with vasculitis and nodular splenic involvement. A 35-year-old woman presenting a Lofgren syndrome was hospitalized for acute renal failure with cervical lymphadenopathy without other clinical findings. Laboratory data disclosed elevated angiotensin converting enzyme serum level. Abdominal ultrasound showed a multinodular spleen. Renal histology revealed granulomatous interstitial nephritis with necrotizing vasculitis. Outcome was favorable after the ...
free text keywords: Medicine, R, Cervical lymphadenopathy, medicine.symptom, business.industry, business, Granuloma, medicine.disease, Acute kidney injury, Sarcoidosis, Löfgren syndrome, Pathology, medicine.medical_specialty, Vasculitis, Splenic disease, Intensive care medicine, Necrotizing Vasculitis
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