glomerulonephritis

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Related to mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis: mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis, glomerulitis

glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

 (glō-mĕr′yə-lō-nə-frī′tĭs)
n.
A form of nephritis characterized by inflammation of the renal glomeruli.

glomerulonephritis

(ɡlɒˌmɛrʊləʊnɪˈfraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) any of various kidney diseases in which the glomeruli are affected

glo•mer•u•lo•ne•phri•tis

(gloʊˌmɛr yə loʊ nəˈfraɪ tɪs, glə-)

n.
a kidney disease affecting the capillaries of the glomeruli, characterized by albuminuria, edema, and hypertension.
[1885–90]

glomerulonephritis

Inflammation of the glomeruli (part of the kidneys’ filtering network).
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Noun1.glomerulonephritis - nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema
Bright's disease, nephritis - an inflammation of the kidney
Translations

glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

n. glomerulonefritis, enfermedad de Bright, infl. del glomérulo renal.

glomerulonephritis

n glomerulonefritis f
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The most common histopathological presentation was mesangial proliferation and hypercellularity in 15 (43%) followed by diffuse mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis with immunofluorescence (Fig-3).
6 According to them Overall minimal cha- nge disease and focal segmental glomerulosclerosis are the two most common in primary glomerular disease and both dominated in primary nephrotic syndrome whereas mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis ac- counted for 7.
There are various histopathological alterations reported in renal biopsy from ARF caused by acute malaria including acute tubular necrosis, acute glomerulonephritis, mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (in chronic malaria) (18-22).
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