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Slovenska pediatrija 2015; 22: 240-248

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Review article

C3 GLOMERULOPATHY

T. Kersnik Levart
Klinični oddelek za nefrologijo, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

In this review article, the author initially defines C3 glomerulopathy and provides new insights into the pathophysiology of this disease. This is followed by a description of the pathohistological and clinical presentation. Recommendations for the diagnostic work-up are reviewed as well as therapeutic options in children with C3 glomerulopathy. Finally, the prognosis in native and transplanted kidneys is discussed.

Key words: C3 glomerulopathy, dense deposit disease, C3 glomerulonephritis, complement, children.


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