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Sarcoidosis with renal involvement.
  1. E. T. MacSearraigh,
  2. C. T. Doyle,
  3. M. Twomey,
  4. D. J. O'Sullivan

    Abstract

    Nine of ninety patients with sarcoidosis were found to have significant renal impairment. Epithelioid granulomata were present in five of eight patients who had renal biopsies and glomerular lesions were present in six. There was close correlation between hypercalcaemia, hyperuricaemia, nephrocalcinosis and creatinine clearance. In one patient, renal sarcoidosis complicated membrano-proliferative glomerulonephritis and one patient died in end-stage renal disease.

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