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  1. M. M. Adnan, J. Morton, S. Hashmi, S. Abdul Mujeeb, W. Kern, and B. Cowley Jr., “Anti-GBM of pregnancy: acute renal failure resolved after spontaneous abortion, plasma exchange, hemodialysis, and steroids,” Case Reports in Nephrology, vol. 2014, Article ID 243746, 4 pages, 2014.
Case Reports in Nephrology
Volume 2014, Article ID 243746, 4 pages
Case Report

Anti-GBM of Pregnancy: Acute Renal Failure Resolved after Spontaneous Abortion, Plasma Exchange, Hemodialysis, and Steroids

1Department of Internal Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
2University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
3Department of Pathology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA
4Department of Nephrology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73117, USA

Received 15 March 2014; Accepted 6 June 2014; Published 24 June 2014

Academic Editor: Yen-Ling Chiu

Copyright © 2014 Mohammed Muqeet Adnan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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