Which of the following is the commonest form of nephropathy associated with malignancy?
A. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
B. Minimal change disease
C. IgA nephropathy
D. Membranous nephropathy
Correct answer : D. Membranous nephropathy
- Membranous nephropathy can be associated with tumours of the colon & lung and hematological malignancies like chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
- Other associations include autoimmune disorders, infections like syphilis, drugs like penicillamine and inorganic salts.
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