IgA Nephropathy in Teaching Hospitals of Dhaka

A light and immunofluorescence microscopic study on renal biopsies were perfortned on 42 patients. Nephrotic syndrome with accompanying microhematuria and recurrent hematuria (Macroscopid microscopic) with or without renal failure were the commonest indications for renal biopsy. Primary IgA nephropathy was diagnosed in five cases. Among the IgA nephropathy patients, the commonest light microscopic finding was mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis. Macroscopic hematuria with proteinuria was the commonest feature. Three of the patients had hypertensio…

 

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