Korean J Med.  2006 Mar;70(3):309-312.

A case of secondary renal amyloidosis complicating Crohn's disease

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Dongsan Kidney Institute, Daegu, Korea. k780121@dsmc.or.kr

Abstract

Secondary amyloidosis is characterized by accumulation of an amorphous proteineous material in the various tissue and orgrans with infectious or inflammatory disease. Renal amyloidosis in Crohn's disease is a rare condition with proteinuria in the most cases and serious clinical complication due to the unfavorable prognosis. We are reporting a case of secondary renal amyloidosis in a 30-year old man with Crohn's disease presenting with nephrotic syndrome and renal failue.

Keyword

Renal amyloidosis; Crohn's disease

MeSH Terms

Adult
Amyloidosis*
Crohn Disease*
Humans
Nephrotic Syndrome
Prognosis
Proteinuria
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