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Nitin Kumar Dumeer, Aruna Kumari Pragaya, T. Manmadha Rao, C. Sundaram
Keywords : Goodpasture′s disease, pulmonary renal syndrome
Citation Information : Dumeer NK, Pragaya AK, Manmadha Rao T, Sundaram C. Goodpasture′s disease: A case report from South India. Indian J Crit Care Med 2006; 10 (2):115-116.
License: CC BY-ND 3.0
Published Online: 00-04-2006
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A 28-year-old male died following massive hemoptysis at Nizam′s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. He presented with recurrent hemoptysis and hematuria. The lungs showed alveolar hemorrhages with hemosiderin laden macrophages. Kidneys showed focal proliferative glomerulonephritis with crescents. Direct immunoflouresence of the kidney showed linear deposition of IgG and granular deposits of C3.
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