Imatinib in the Treatment of Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis AMERICAN JOURNAL OF KIDNEY DISEASES Chandran, S., Petersen, J., Jacobs, C., Forentino, D., Doeden, K., Lafayette, R. A. 2009; 53 (1): 129-132


Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is a disabling progressive condition that is being reported with increased frequency in patients with kidney disease. Treatment is extremely limited and largely supportive. We report a case of severe nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in a dialysis patient exposed to multiple doses of gadolinium who improved clinically and histologically with treatment with imatinib.

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