Pulmonary thromboembolism as first presentation of childhood membranous nephropathy

Mohit Madken, Shankar Prasad Nagaraju, Ravindra Prabhu Attur, Mahesha Vankalakunti

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Abstract

Nephrotic syndrome is associated with an increased risk of thromboembolism. Pulmonary thromboembolism has been described in nephrotic syndrome with or without deep vein thrombosis. In this case report, we describe an unusual first presentation of childhood membranous nephropathy with massive pulmonary thrombus with pulmonary infarction with right renal vein thrombosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1192-1195
Number of pages4
JournalSaudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia
Volume28
Issue number5
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Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2017

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