Membranous nephropathy and granulomatous interstitial nephritis in sarcoidosis

I H Khan, J G Simpson, G R Catto, A M MacLeod

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A 56-year-old woman developed nephrotic syndrome in association with pulmonary sarcoidosis. Renal biopsy revealed both granulomatous interstitial nephritis and membranous nephropathy. Treatment with steroids resulted in a decrease in proteinuria and there was no deterioration in renal function over a subsequent period of 10 months. This case provides further evidence that secondary membranous nephropathy associated with sarcoidosis should be treated with steroids.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)459-61
Number of pages3
JournalNephron Experimental Nephrology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1994


  • Female
  • Glomerulonephritis, Membranous
  • Granuloma
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Nephritis, Interstitial
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary


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