Items Tagged ‘anti-GBM disease’

June 14, 2019

This woman’s lower back pain turned out to be a rare kidney disorder

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Reader’s Digest Canadaby Lisa Bendall …Nephrologist Andrew Rule ascertained from additional blood tests that Samantha’s kidneys were losing function rapidly; he guessed that something could be causing inflammation of her glomeruli, networks of tiny blood vessels in the kidneys that help filter waste. Rule ordered new tests to look for possible causes, such as lupus, […]

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Tags: anti-GBM disease, Dr. Andrew Rule, inflammation, kidney stones, Reader's Digest Canada

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