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HIV-Associated Nephropathy (HIVAN)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with renal dysfunction for features of HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN).

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

B23.8, N39.1, N17.9

Description:

Some patients with HIV disease will develop a nephropathy associated with nephrotic level proteinuria, termed HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN). The condition usually progresses over several months to renal failure if untreated.

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