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Sally E. Self, M.D. - Director of Diagnostic Immunology

Sally E. Self, M.D.

Director of Diagnostic Immunology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Childrens Hospital Room 218L1
Phone: (843) 792-3215
Fax: (843) 792-3814


Lymphoproliferative Diseases
Glomerular Diseases
Transplant Immunopathology
Renal Pathology


B.A.,1974, Vanderbilt University
M.D., 1984, Vanderbilt Medical School
Anatomic Pathology Residency: 1978-1982, Medical University of South Carolina
Laboratory Medicine Residency: 1982-1984, Medical University of South Carolina
Immunopathology Fellowship: 1984-1986, Medical University of South Carolina


  1. Budisaljevic M, Hodge L, Barber K, Fulmer J, Durazo-Arvizu R, Self S, Kuhlmann , Raymond J, Greene E. Oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of experimental mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 285:F1138-F1148, 2003.
  2. Emovon OE, Lin A, Howell DN, Nickeleit V, Self S, Baliga P. Refractory adenovirus infection after simutaneous kidney-pancreas transplantation: successful treatment with intravenous ribaviron and pooled intravenous immunoglobulin. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2003; 13: 2436.
  3. Emovon O, Rogers J, Self S. Adenovirus in Kidney Transplantation: an emerging pathogen. Transplantation 77(9), May 15, 2004
  4. Shannon S, Schumacker R, Self S, Brown A. Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis responding to TNFalpha in a renal transplant patient: a case report. J of Rheumatology. 32(3):565-7, 2005 Mar.
  5. Hoda R, Picklesimer L, Green K, Self S. Fine needle aspiration of a primary mediastinal large B-cell lymphoma: a case report with cytologic, histologic, and flow cytometric considerations. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 32(6):370-3, 2005 Jun.
  6. Nadig S, Periyasamy B, Polito C, Fiorini R, Rodwell D, Dunkelberger D, Schmidt M, Self S, Chavin KD: Hepatocellular Ultrastructure after Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in Human Orthotopic Liver Transplantation. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 8(6):695-700, 2004 Sep-Oct.
  7. Oates JC, Varghese S, Bland AM, Taylor TP, Self S, Stanislaus R, Almeida JS, Arthur JM. Prediction of urinary protein markers in lupus nephritis. Kidney International. 68(6):2588-92, 2005 Dec.
  8. Uber WE, Self SE, VanBakel AB, Pereira NL. Acute Antibody-Mediated Rejection Following Heart Transplantation. American Journal of Transplantation 2007;7:1-11.
  9. Evans JT, Shepard MM, Oates JC, Self SE, Reuben A. Rituximab-responsive Cryoglobulinemic Glomerulonephritis in a Patient with Autoimmune Hepatitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. Vol 00 No 00 2007.
  10. Oates JC, Shaftman SR, Self SE, Gilkeson GS. Serum Nitrate + Nitrite Levels Associate with Longitudinal Assessments Disease Activity and Damage in Lupus and Lupus Nephritis. Arthritis and Rheumatism. Accepted

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