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C1q Nephropathy in Association with Deforming Arthritis
Ardalan, Mohammad Reza Department of Nephrology - Tabriz University of Medical Sciences , Sadreddini, Shahraam Department of rheumatology - Tabriz University of Medical Sciences , Nasri, Hamid Department of Nephrology - Shahrkord University of Medical Sciences
Background and Aims: C1q nephropathy (C1q-N) is an uncommon condition characterized by predominant mesangial complement-C1q deposition. It commonly presents as a nephrotic syndrome in young adults. Despite of many histologic similarities with lupus nephritis there were no clinical or laboratory findings of SLE in this patient who had C1q-N associated with joint involvements.
C1q nephropathy , lupus nephritis , rheumatoid arthritis , nephrotic syndrome
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