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Progressive chronic kidney disease secondary to tubulointerstitial nephritis in primary biliary cirrhosis

Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is an autoimmune disease characterized by the presence of anti-mitochondrial antibodies (AMA). Whilst asymptomatic distal tubular acidosis (DTA) is the commonest renal lesion reported in PBC, tubulointerstitial nephritis (TIN) has also been reported as a rare association. Although PBC could be a familial disorder, there have been no previous reports of … Leggi tutto

IgM-Positive Tubulointerstitial Nephritis Associated With Asymptomatic Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

Tubulointerstitial nephritis (TIN) is an inflammatory disorder in renal tubules and interstitium without the involvement of glomerular lesions.1TIN is often induced by drugs and infections, but idiopathic or systemic diseaserelated forms have also been observed. Primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC) is an immunemediated chronic and progressive cholestatic liver disease. Laboratory data show increased serum values of … Leggi tutto