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Basement Membrane Antibodies. These antibodies are responsible for damaging the Glomerular Basement Membrane forcing it to cause damage to kidney. In some cases inspiration of hydrocarbon solvents while breathing and viral infections of respiratory system may also result in Goodpasture syndrome. This occurs when immune system of body mistakenly attacks tissues or organs assuming them to be foreign chemicals and viruses. Epidemiology of Goodpasture's Syndrome or Anti-GBM Disease…

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THE BEAUTIFUL VIOLET of a periodic acid-Schiff stain belies the crescentic glomerulonephritis that was shown to be anti-glomerular basement membrane disease, or Goodpasture Syndrome. That name lies too; there's little good pasture for those of us stricken with this disease. I live on borrowed kidneys and human ingenuity.

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Acute diffuse alveolar haemorrhage with a diffuse infiltrative opacification pattern in a patient with Goodpasture syndrome.