Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences (ASPS)(ISSN: 2581-5423)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 9

Positive Proteinuria Postpartum: To your Trocars, Set, Biopsy!

Ghita Yousfi1*, Wiame Rami1, Sara Ait Ghazi1, Basmat Amal Chouhani1, Ghita Elbardai, Laila Tahiri², Nadia Kabbali1, Hinde Elfatemi² and Tarik Sqalli Houssaini1

1Department of Nephrology, CHU HASSAN II DE FES, Morocco
2Department of Pathological Anatomy, CHU HASSAN II DE FES, Morocco

*Corresponding Author: Ghita Yousfi, Department of Nephrology, CHU HASSAN II DE FES, Morocco.

Received: August 18, 2023; Published: August 22, 2023


Fourteen biopsies were performed postpartum, mean time 4.8 months (1-12), the indication for renal biopsy was proteinuria in 100% of patients with two patients with nephrotic syndrome, renal failure was present in 7 patients and hematuria in 6 patients. 4 patients had extrarenal signs (arthralgia in 2 patients and RAYNAUD's syndrome in 2 patients) absence of extrarenal signs in the rest of the patients. Diuresis was retained in 12 patients and anuria in 2 patients. The diagnosis was segmental and focal hyalinosis (HSF) in 5 patients or 35.7%, extramembranous glomerulonephritis in 2 patients or 14.3%, chronic glomerulonephritis in 2 patients or 14.3%, acute glomerulonephritis in 1 patient or 7.14%, membrano-proliferative glomerulonephritis in 1 patient or 7.14%, minimal glomerular lesion in 1 patient 7.14%, vasculitis in a patient 7.14%, 1 patient with shepherd's disease or 7.14%.

The evolution was marked by complete remission in 5 patients, partial remission in 2 patients, 5 patients progressed to end-stage chronic renal failure with hemodialysis, one patient in chronic renal failure with stationary renal function, one patient treatment in progress.

 Keywords: Preeclampsia; Proteinuria; Hematuria; Renal Failure; Renal Biopsy


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Citation: Ghita Yousfi., et al. “Positive Proteinuria Postpartum: To your Trocars, Set, Biopsy!". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 7.9 (2023): 39-42.


Copyright: © 2023 Ghita Yousfi., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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