suggested diagnoses please>?????????

Richard Miller LYMFNOD at
Sun Aug 31 15:23:40 EST 1997

Jimmy and Helen Hamill wrote:
> my daughter is being investigated for long term recurrent fevers and has
> > been referred to an immunologist......
> > he has discovered her anca test is high as are her cchain reactive
> proteins
> > and neutrophilles.she has recently had an immunofluorescent renal biopsy
> done and it was positive.
> > can anyone tell me what the implications of this are??/////////

If there is evidence of glomerulonephritis you would have to consider
rapidly progressive or crescentic glomerulonephritis, Wegener's
granulomatosus, or polyarteritis nodosa.
Richard Miller M.D.
"alles ist nur ein Uebergang"

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