Severe nephropathy in three adolescents with cystic fibrosis

M. L. Melzi, D. Costantini, M. Giani, A. Claris Appiani, A. M. Giunta

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Renal involvement has rarely been reported in patients with cystic fibrosis. We describe severe nephropathy with a rapidly fatal outcome in three adolescents with cystic fibrosis, and evaluate the important repercussions that the nephrotic syndrome had on the precarious clinical situation of these patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1444-1447
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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