Interstitial eosinophilic aggregates in diabetic nephropathy: allergy or not?
Authors Dai DF, Sasaki K, Lin MY, Smith KD, Nicosia RF, Alpers CE, Najafian B
Submitted By Submitted Externally on 6/9/2015
Status Published
Journal Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association
Year 2015
Date Published 3/25/2015
Volume : Pages Not Specified : Not Specified
PubMed Reference 25813275
Abstract Interstitial eosinophilic aggregates (IEA) in renal biopsies often suggest
allergic tubulointerstitial nephritis, yet clear associations with drug
reactions are often difficult to establish. IEA are also encountered in diabetic
nephropathy (DN) and thought to be attributed to medication exposure.

Investigators with authorship
Charles AlpersUniversity of Washington
Kelly SmithUniversity of Washington