Adult onset tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome.


KAYNAR K. , ERSOZ S. , AKYOL N. , ERSOZ O., UNLU O., OZBAY T., ...Daha Fazla

Nephrology (Carlton, Vic.), cilt.10, ss.418-20, 2005 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1440-1797.2005.00400.x
  • Dergi Adı: Nephrology (Carlton, Vic.)
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.418-20

Özet

A Turkish woman aged 44 years who presented with a 1 month history of abdominal pain, fatigue and weight loss of 10 kg was diagnosed as having acute tubulointerstitial nephritis. Opthalmological evaluation revealed unilateral uveitis and contralateral chorioretinal scarring. X-ray films of the pelvis revealed unilateral sacroileitis. An elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate, C-reactive protein, tubular proteinuria and renal glucosuria returned to normal 2 weeks after treatment was started. It is important to be aware of tubulointerstitial nephritis and uveitis syndrome in order to achieve a quick diagnosis in patients with renal impairment and tubular dysfunction with minor symptoms so that appropriate management can be started early.