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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The obtained results demonstrated that at the early stages of CKD the accumulation of AOPPs and decreasing of protein reactive carbonyl products took place in plasma of the patients with chronic glomerulonephritis, as an initial form of the disease.
In the remainder, the aetiology was: interstitial nephritis 26%, hypertensive nephrosclerosis 14%, chronic glomerulonephritis 8%, diabetes 8% and polycystic disease 2%.
Adult Polycystic Kidney Disease (APKD) in 2 patients (2%), Chronic glomerulonephritis in 1 patient (1%) and obstructive pathology in 1 patient (1%) respectively [GRAPH-1].
One of the studies from Pakistan published in an international journal states the origin of ESRF is attributed equally with chronic GN and diabetes mellitus 33% each then hypertension 12% then stone disease 7% others were less frequently reported causes1 While a study published from Nepal reports chronic glomerulonephritis as commonest cause contributing in 40% followed by Diabetes 17% and hypertension in 13%.
3%), membranous glomerulonephritis (10%), chronic glomerulonephritis (9.
Diseases such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, chronic glomerulonephritis, uropathy and autoimmune diseases are considered the most frequent causes of renal failure.
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.
01), chronic glomerulonephritis (median, 389 mg/mol Cr; range, 40-616 mg/mol Cr; P <0.
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.
30 cases of chronic glomerulonephritis, 12 cases of Hypertensive nephrosclerosis, 6 cases of polycystic kidney disease, 2 cases of obstructive uropathy.
The underlying causes of end stage renal failure were chronic glomerulonephritis (CGN; n = 68), diabetes mellitus (DM; n = 48), hypertension (n = 17), polycystic kidney disease (n = 13), lupus nephritis and vasculitis (n = 7), reflux and obstructive nephropathy (n = 5), and interstitial nephritis (n = 1; Table 1A).

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