Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Goodpasture's Syndrome Evaluation

The evaluation of Goodpasture's syndrome begins with a complete history and physical examination.

Initially, the physical exam may be normal in someone with Goodpasture's syndrome.

Physical findings in someone with Goodpasture's syndrome may include:

Blood and urine tests are required to make the diagnosis of Goodpasture's syndrome.

Tests that may be used to evaluate Goodpasture's syndrome include:

Additional tests that may be used to evaluate the kidneys include:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Goodpasture's Syndrome References
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