Association of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis with mantle cell lymphoma

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Abstract

Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) is a rare and aggressive lymphoid neoplasm. It can involve the kidney, either by direct lymphomatous infiltration or by a paraneoplastic glomerulonephritis. We present here the case of a man with rectal bleeding and rapidly progressive renal failure, who had MCL in the gastrointestinal tract and paraneoplastic membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, and whose renal dysfunction normalised after chemotherapy.

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