Fast Five Quiz: IgA Nephropathy Presentation and Diagnosis

A. Brent Alper, Jr, MD, MPH


September 18, 2023

One third of patients with IgA nephropathy are asymptomatic on presentation and have an unremarkable physical exam. They often have microscopic hematuria and mild proteinuria (< 3 g/d). A minority of patients present with hypertension. However, it is more common for hypertension to manifest later in the course of disease or in the case of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease.

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