2008 Hillblom meeting: Morning session 2by
Dr. Chris P.
synapses, and observed that the complement protein C1q — involved in opsonization and clearance of foreign...” of superfluous connections is taking place. (In C1q knockout mice, pruning doesn’t occur efficiently.) Stevens...
C1q Nephropathy: What You Need to Knowby
on immunofluorescence but with dominant C1q staining. A diagnosis
of C1q Nephropathy (C1QN) was made.
Jennette et al described C1QN in 1985 in 15
patients without evidence of lupus who had dominant mesangial C1q deposition...
IgM Nephropathy: What You Need to Knowby
Similar to my recent post on C1q Nephropathy , IgM Nephropathy (IgMN) is a podocytopathy that is often considered a variant of Minimal Change disease (MCD) or FSGS. Like C1QN, it is also a controversial entity...