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A 65-year-old man develops oliguria and peripheral edema...

asked Feb 12, 2014 in Medicine by Rajesh Bahara

A 65-year-old man develops oliguria and peripheral edema over a period of weeks. Urinalysis reveals hematuria and proteinuria; examination of the urinary sediment reveals red cell casts. Radiologic and ultrasound studies fail to demonstrate an obstructive lesion. Renal biopsy shows many glomerular crescents. This presentation is most suggestive of which of the following conditions?

(A) Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease

(B) Diabetic nephropathy

(C) Hypertensive nephropathy

(D) Lupus nephritis

(E) Minimal change disease

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(A) Anti-glomerular basement membrane disease

answered Feb 12, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara