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Immune complex glomerulonephritis and chronic anaerobic urinary infection--complications of filariasis.
  1. A. D. Ormerod,
  2. J. Petersen,
  3. J. K. Hussey,
  4. J. Weir,
  5. N. Edward


    We describe a patient with chyluria due to abdominal Bancroftian filariasis. The patient showed two unusual complications, an immune complex glomerulonephritis and a chronic urinary infection. We also discuss the use of the CT whole body scanner in the diagnosis and delineation of the extent of the disease.

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