Idiopathic membranous nephropathy associated with polycystic kidney disease

Severin Kengne-Wafo, Laura Massella, Francesca Diomedi-Camassei, Francesco Emma

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Membranous nephropathy (MN) and polycystic kidney disease are both relatively rare diseases in children. On rare exceptions, these two conditions have been associated in adults. We report here the first case of a pediatric patient with this association. This 6-year-old child presented with gross hematuria, nephrotic syndrome, and mild renal failure. A renal ultrasound subsequently revealed that the patient also had polycystic kidney disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)961-963
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Nephrology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 2010


  • Membranous nephropathy
  • Polycystic kidney disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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