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Renal disease associated with hepatitis B virus infection

Tak-Mao Chan, MD, FRCP
Anna SF Lok, MD
Section Editors
Richard J Glassock, MD, MACP
Martin S Hirsch, MD
Deputy Editor
Albert Q Lam, MD


Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) may be associated with a variety of renal diseases [1,2]. The three most common types of renal disease resulting from HBV infection are:

Membranous glomerulonephritis

Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN)

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN)

In addition, HBV infection has been associated with mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis, IgA nephropathy, and amyloidosis.

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