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A 30 year old man presents with generalized edema and hypertension. Urine examination shows sub nephrotic proteinuria (<2gm) and microscopic hematuria. Serum complement levels are decreased and he is positive for anti hepatitis C antibodies. The most likely diagnosis is : (AI 2007)



A Post streptococcal Glomerulonephritis (PSGN)

B Mixed cryoglobulinemia

C Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN)

D Focal symentat Glomerular sclerosis (FSGS)

Ans. B Mixed cryoglobulinemia (Controversial Question)

In this case both options B & C are possible diagnosis but B is a better Answer reason being patient has got hepatitis C which is strongly associated with cryoglobulinemia.

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