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A report of ulcerative colitis in a patient with Berger’s disease
E Makhloogh Dr, I Maleki Dr
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  Background and Aim : Ulcerative colitis is rarely associated with immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN). The development of IgA nephropathy complicates further the clinical course of the patients with ulcerative colitis.

  Case Report : A 47 years old woman with HTN and edema referred to our hospital. Because of proteinuria kidney biopsy was taken. The patient was labeled as a case of IGA nephropathy and primary treatments for the disease and HTN were started. After one year, the patient developed digestive problems with rectorrhagia, weight loss and diarrhea. Diagnosis of ulcerative colitis was made. After improvement of renal function hematuria and proteinuria gradually disappeared without specific treatment for IgAN.

  Conclusion: This case was reported because of the rarity of association of ulcerative colitis with Berger,s disease and also importance of this subject that treatment of ulcerative colitis, can influence the duration of IgAN.

Keywords: Key words: Berger, s disease, Ulcerative colitis, Rectorrhagia
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2009/04/9
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Makhloogh E, Maleki I. A report of ulcerative colitis in a patient with Berger’s disease. SJKU. 2007; 12 (3) :82-84
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Volume 12, Issue 3 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2007) Back to browse issues page
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