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Crescentic glomerulonephritis and eosinophilic interstitial infiltrates in a patient with hypereosinophilic syndrome.
  1. P. Richardson,
  2. G. Dickinson,
  3. S. Nash,
  4. L. Hoffman,
  5. R. Steingart,
  6. M. Germain
  1. Divisions of Hematology/Oncology, Pulmonology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA.

    Abstract

    Crescentic glomerulonephritis with immune complex deposition and acute eosinophilic interstitial nephritis developed in a patient with the hypereosinophilic syndrome. Acute renal failure ensued but was rapidly reversed by high-dose oral prednisone. Confounding factors and unusual findings are described with a review of recent literature. This mode of presentation has not previously been reported.

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