Occurrence of chronic hepatitis and hepatitis B antigen in chronic glomerulonephritis

J. Guardia, J. D. Pedreira, J. M. Martinez Vazquez

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The authors report nine cases of chronic glomerulonephritis with positive hepatitis B antigen (AgHB) (8 cases) and positive anti AgHB (1 case). Five patients had membranous glomerulonephritis. The sub type was ad in 6 cases and ay in 2. In 3 members of two families of patients, AgHB was positive with the same sub type as the subject studied. In 5 cases, liver biopsy showed signs of chronic hepatitis. According to the authors, a positive AgHB in glomerulonephritis is often associated with clinically latent chronic hepatitis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2923-2925
JournalNouvelle Presse Medicale
Issue number41
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1975


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