Search for dissertations about: "Roland Schmitt"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Roland Schmitt.

  1. 1. Studies of the pathogenesis of IgA nephropathy and Henoch-Schönlein purpura, with special reference to Streptococcus pyogenes infections and complement

    University dissertation from Department of Pediatrics, Lund University

    Author : Roland Schmitt; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; IgA nephropathy; Henoch-Schönlein purpura; Streptococcus pyogenes; M protein; complement;

    Abstract : IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common form of primary glomerulonephritis and Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) the most common form of vasculitis in childhood. HSP may affect kidneys, a complication termed Henoch-Schönlein nephropathy (HSN). Renal pathology in HSN resembles that seen in IgAN. The pathogenesis of IgAN and HSP is so far unclear. READ MORE