Goodpasture's syndrome


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Goodpasture's syndrome

[′gu̇d‚pas·chərz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
A complex of symptoms associated with acute glomerulonephritis and pulmonary hemorrhage.
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The combined pulmonary-renal form of the disease is known as Goodpasture's syndrome.
Goodpasture's syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by pulmonary hemorrhage, glomerulonephritis, and antiglomerular basement membrane antibodies.
The most threatening side effects of penicillamine are kidney disease, blood cell complications, and Goodpasture's syndrome, a potentially fatal disorder caused by kidney failure and lung hemorrhage.
Organ-specific autoimmune diseases for which the plasma exchange process has been part of the treatment plan include myasthenia gravis (which affects the acetylcholine receptors of neurons), Goodpasture's syndrome (which targets the kidney), Grave's disease, pemphigus disease (which affects the skin), and Guillain-Barre syndrome (which attacks nerve tissue).
Birkenhead-born Vince was left critically ill in September, 2010, after he was struck by Goodpasture's Syndrome.
The much-loved actor, who played Ron Dixon in the Liverpool-made soap, is being treated for Goodpasture's syndrome - which affects just one in two million people.
As an example, Goodpasture's Syndrome, Lung Purpura with Nephritis and Pulmonary Renal Syndrome are different terms for the same clinical condition.
These kits detect the presence of antibodies associated with anti-phospholipid syndrome (ACA), pernicious anemia (GPC) and Goodpasture's syndrome (GBM).
Birkenhead-born Vince was left critically ill in September 2010 after he was struck by Goodpasture's Syndrome.
He was left critically ill in 2010 by Goodpasture's Syndrome, which affects just one in two million people and attacked his lungs and kidneys.