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PathWays Case Study: Aug. 16

The patient is a 45-year-old man who presented with renal vein thrombosis requiring urgent anti-coagulation. His serum creatinine was 1.1 mg/dL with an albumin of 3.2 g/dL. No monoclonal proteins were detected on serum protein electrophoresis. Cryoglobulins and cryofibrinogens were negative. C3 was elevated at 181 mg/dL and C4 was normal at 29 mg/dL. ANA and Anti-ds DNA were negative. Quantitative urinalysis shows a total protein of 3665 mg/24 hour.

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Pingchuan Zhang, B.M.
Resident, Renal Pathology
Mayo Clinic

 

 

 

 

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Mariam (Priya) Alexander, M.D.
Consultant, Division of Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

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