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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

IgA Vasculitis: Updates, Progress, and Challenges

November 05, 2023 | 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Room 204, Pennsylvania Convention Center

Session Description

This session focuses on IgA vasculitis (IgAV) by way of highlighting clinical and pathologic similarities and differences with IgA nephropathy and differences in presentations and outcomes between children and adults. Associations with other systemic diseases and possible drug-induced forms of IgAV are also examined.

Support is provided by an educational grant from Travere Therapeutics, Inc.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Identify pathologic lesions associated with progression and the role kidney biopsy plays in the management of IgAV
  • Develop strategies for managing renal manifestations of IgAV
  • Discuss other systemic diseases that may be seen in conjunction with IgAV
  • Specify drugs associated with the development of IgAV
  • Compare and contrast presentations and outcomes in children vs. adults with IgAV

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Pathology