chronic glomerulonephritis


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chronic glomerulonephritis

[′krän·ik glə‚mer·ə·lō·nə′frīd·əs]
(medicine)
Diffuse inflammation of the glomeruli over a prolonged period of time; characterized by progressive fibrosis and associated with hypertension and uremia.
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4) Underlying kidney disease, n Diabetic nephropathy 13 Hypertension/renovascular disease 6 Polycystic kidney disease 4 Chronic glomerulonephritis 4 Other types of glomerulonephritis 2 Systemic lupus erythematosus 2 Reflux nephropathy 1 Others 6 (a) Data are the median (10th/90th percentiles) unless otherwise specified.
Bright defined 3 basic pathologies at postmortem examinations in his cases, corresponding to the pale, large white kidney of nephrotic syndrome, the large red kidney of acute glomerulonephritis, and the small shrunken kidney of chronic glomerulonephritis.
The patients were a man in his 30s suffering from chronic kidney inflammation and a man in his 50s who had chronic glomerulonephritis, officials at the two hospitals said.
Hypertension was the leading cause of renal disease in 21 patients (68%); adult polycystic kidney disease in 4 (13%); chronic glomerulonephritis and chronic pyelonephritis in 2 each (6.
The most common diagnoses were diabetic nephropathy (n = 27), rheumatoid arthritis-related diseases (n = 20), and chronic glomerulonephritis (n = 20; for more details, see the Data Supplement that accompanies the online version of this Technical Brief at http://www.
01), chronic glomerulonephritis (median, 389 mg/mol Cr; range, 40-616 mg/mol Cr; P <0.

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