membranous glomerulonephritis


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membranous glomerulonephritis

[′mem·brə·nəs gla¦mer·yə·lō·ne′frīd·əs]
(medicine)
A type of glomerulonephritis characterized by thickening of the basement membrane due to deposition of electron-dense material.
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9) Our patient had been receiving long-term immunosuppression therapy for systemic lupus erythematosus with membranous glomerulonephritis and chronic renal impairment.
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Alexion commenced enrolling patients with idiopathic membranous glomerulonephritis in a Phase II efficacy trial in 1999.
Membranous glomerulonephritis associated with ensinophilic lymphfolliculosis of the skin (Kimura's disease): Report of a case and review of the literature.
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