What are the immunologic causes of Fanconi syndrome?

Updated: Feb 09, 2018
  • Author: Sahar Fathallah-Shaykh, MD; Chief Editor: Craig B Langman, MD  more...
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Immunologic injury of the proximal tubules can be observed in interstitial nephritis, renal transplantation, and various malignancies. Rarely, patients with sarcoidosis can present with Fanconi syndrome which is successfully treated with corticosteroids. [17] Acute lymphoblastic leukemia can aslo rarely present with Fanconi syndrome. [18]


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