Néphrologie & Thérapeutique


Local miscommunications between glomerular cells as potential therapeutic targets for crescentic glomerulonephritides Volume 15, supplement 1, Avril 2019


1 IntroductionNecrotizing and crescentic rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis or crescentic glomerulonephritis is a life-threatening disease that destroys kidneys over a period of days to weeks. Various unrelated immune disorders promote crescentic glomerulonephritis, which represents one of the few diagnostic and therapeutic emergencies in nephrology. Crescentic glomerulonephritis is typically associated with the syndrome of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis, which can occur in most forms [...]