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27 March 2021: Articles

Minimal Change Disease After Elective Surgical Abortion: A Case Report

Unusual clinical course, Rare disease

Sheldon Greenberg A* , Kundan R. Jana A , Kalyana C. Janga A , Kamlesh Kumar B

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.930292

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e930292

Table 1. Laboratory values of the patient at admission and at follow-up.

At the time of abortionAt admission1-week follow-Up4-week follow-up12-week follow-up
Weight, kg76.7100.7104.381.670.3
Total protein, g/dL63.
Albumin, g/dL3.
Renal indicesCreatinine, mg/dL0.
BUN, mg/dL79101318
Urine protein creatinine ratio6.020.080.03
SerologyAnti-dsDNA, IU/mL
Anti-GBM antibody, AI)
C3, mg/dL132
C4, mg/dL26
Lipid panelTotal cholesterol, mg/dL452243150
Triglycerides, mg/dL345207110
LDL, mg/dL29214475
Liver function testsAST, IU/L2430
ALT, IU/L2923
ALP, IU/L7666
Bilirubin, mg/dL0.30.2
Coagulation profilePT, s10.3
PTT, s34.1
Platelet count/μL233 000259 000
AI – antibody index; ALP – alkaline phosphatase; ALT – alanine transaminase; AST – aspartate transaminase; BUN – blood urea nitrogen; dsDNA – double-stranded DNA; GBM – glomerular basement membrane; INR – international normalized ratio; LDL – low-density lipoprotein; PT – prothrombin time; PTT – activated partial thromboplastin time.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923