Celiac disease with subnephrotic range proteinuria: an enigma unresolved

Nitya Nand, Deepak Jain, SK Raghunandan, Kajaree Giri, Promil Jain


Celiac disease, an autoimmune mediated enteropathy is associated with a variety of autoimmune diseases involving various organ systems to various extents, among which the renal involvement, although rare, needs a special reference. According to the literature, celiac disease is mostly associated with IgA nephropathy. Lupus nephritis and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis type of renal involvement has also been described to occur in association with celiac disease but many case reports have described patients of celiac disease presented with nephrotic or subnephrotic range proteinuria which have remained unexplained till date. Here we present such a case of with subnephrotic range proteinuria with normal kidney biopsy whose association has been explored.


celiac disease; proteinuria; autoimmune diseases

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22551/2018.21.0504.10146

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