Acute Postinfectious Glomerulonephritis with Native Aorta Valve Endocarditis and Myopericarditis Due to Brucellosis

KOÇYİĞİT I., Celik A., TOKGÖZ B., Ozdogru I., AKGÜN H., DOĞANAY M., ...More

RENAL FAILURE, vol.33, no.3, pp.367-370, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/0886022x.2011.559676
  • Journal Name: RENAL FAILURE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.367-370
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No


Human brucellosis is a systemic disease that involves multiple organs and tissues concomitantly. In this case, we describe a patient with pancarditis and nephrotic syndrome requiring hemodialyses, which is an unusually fatal condition resulting from brucellosis. He was successfully treated with early aortic valve replacement and intensive medical therapy.