Posts Tagged ‘Goodpasture’s syndrome’

A Woman with Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Anemia, and Acute Kidney Injury

Posted by • January 24th, 2014

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 61-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of vomiting, diarrhea, anemia, and acute kidney injury. Physical examination was normal. Laboratory testing and a diagnostic procedure were performed. The causes of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis consist of the following three large groups of diseases: anti-glomerular basement… Read More…

Kidney and Respiratory Failure

Posted by • October 19th, 2012

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 35-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of dyspnea, anemia, and renal failure. Two days earlier, dyspnea and decreased urine output had developed. Imaging revealed bilateral lung opacities, and bronchoscopy showed pulmonary hemorrhage. Diagnostic tests were performed. The term Goodpasture’s syndrome is applied to… Read More…