The occurrence of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in a 13 year old boy with inherited complete deficiency of the second component of complement (C2) is described here for the first time. Results of the complement studies and the associations of glomerulonephritis with complement deficiencies are discussed.
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From the Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota. This research was aided by grants from the National Institutes of Health (Al 10704 and HL 063 14). Requests for reprints shoukl be addressed to Dr. Youngki Kim, Department of Pediatrics, Box 491 Mayo, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455. Manuscript accepted June 30, 1976.