glomerulonephritis


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Related to glomerulonephritis: nephrotic syndrome, acute glomerulonephritis

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).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 common causes of CKD identified in the patients included diabetic nephropathy 28% (140 patients), glomerulonephritis 22% (110 patients), hypertension 14.6% (73 patients), tubulo-interstitial disease 13.4% (67patients)and renal stone disease 8% (40 patients, he added.
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In the first age group, there were 11 cases of Glomerulonephritis (GN) and 9 had Nephrotic Syndrome (NS) and in second group 11 had NS and 6 had GN and 5 had tubulointerstitial diseases.
Proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal IgG2k deposit successfully treated with steroids: a case report and review of the literature.
The distribution of the spectrum of glomerular disease varies temporally and geographically and in different ethnic groups.[6] Few studies have systematically investigated the spectrum of primary glomerulonephritis (PGN) and secondary glomerulonephritis (SGN) in China when stratified by geographic region and time period.
(1) Antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCAs) are commonly associated with vasculitis [ANCA associated vasculitis (AAV)] and a pauci-immune crescentic glomerulonephritis. The co-existence of IgAN and AAV is rare.
Cases of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis were reported in 1983, and subsequently, ANCA positivity was demonstrated in some of these cases (7, 8).
Glomerulonephritis, classification and management of IgA
Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a generic term for glomeruli injuries, which may range from massive inflammatory injuries that largely destroy the glomerulus to the injuries that can only be detected using sensitive techniques such as electron microscopy.