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Twitter Poll (April 3, 2019)

Vanessa Moreno, MD
By Vanessa Moreno, MD

Apr 04, 2019

IgAN & Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Igan, arkana laboratories, renal pathology, nephropathology, chronic kidney disease

ANSWER: C
IgAN is the most frequent diagnosis seen in kidney biopsies from patients with renal failure and history of inflammatory bowel disease. In a retrospective study performed by Ambruzs et al., the prevalence of IgAN was 24%, followed by TIN (19%), arterionephrosclerosis, ATI, proliferative GN and MCD.

Reference:
Ambruzs JM, et al. The histopathologic spectrum of kidney biopsies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. 2014 Clin J Am Soc Nephrol; 9(2):265-270.

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