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April 1980

Goodpasture's Syndrome Treated With Plasmapheresis: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Hematology (Dr Katz), Pathology (Dr Forbes), Emergency Medicine (Dr Ahuja), and the Division of Nephrology (Drs Hollomby and Espinosa-Meléndez), Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal.

Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(4):542-543. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00330160102036

• A 55-year-old man had pulmonary hemorrhage and renal insufficiency. Direct immunofluorescence of a renal biopsy specimen disclosed prominent linear deposition of IgA along glomerular capillary walls. The patient underwent clinical remission following plasma exchange and immunosuppressive therapy.

(Arch Intern Med 140:542-543, 1980)