Catching the Worm Early: An Atypical Case of Bancroftian Filarial Nephropathy

Filarial glomerular disease has been attributed to circulating immune complex deposition. We report here a rare manifestation of filarial nephropathy with microfilariae documented in glomerular capillaries in addition to immune complex glomerulonephritis, thus suggesting that direct toxicity may als...

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Main Authors: Arvind Krishnakumar, Anna T Valson, Neelaveni Duhli, Anjali Mohapatra, Kakde Sailesh Tulsidas, Santosh Varughese
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2020-01-01
Series:Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and Transplantation
Online Access:;year=2020;volume=31;issue=5;spage=1101;epage=1105;aulast=Krishnakumar