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TAFRO syndrome: a case report with literature review / 中华风湿病学杂志
Chinese Journal of Rheumatology ; (12): 684-686,后插1, 2018.
Article in Chinese | WPRIM | ID: wpr-734248
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ABSTRACT
Objective To better understand the clinical features and the diagnosis of TAFRO syndrome.Methods The clinical data of a patient were analyzed and the related literatures were reviewed.Results A 51-year-old male characterized by fever,edema of the legs,serous cavity effusion,throm-bocyto-penia,and renal dysfunction;Kidney biopsy suggested a diagnosis of endocapillary proliferative glomerulon-ephritis and thrombotic microangiopathy.The pathology of lymph node biopsy supported the diagnosis of Castleman disease.After administering with glucocorticoids and supportive platelet transfusion,the clinical symptoms relieved.Conclusion Symptoms of patients with TAFRO syndrome are variable.The diagnosis relies on history and pathological examination.Currently,glucocorticoids can be used as first line therapy.TAFRO syndrome should be thoroughly investigated for differentiating with other diseases.

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Full text: Available Index: WPRIM (Western Pacific) Language: Chinese Journal: Chinese Journal of Rheumatology Year: 2018 Type: Article