glomerulonephritis

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Related to mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis: mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis, glomerulitis

glomerulonephritis:

see nephritisnephritis
, inflammation of the kidney. The earliest finding is within the renal capillaries (glomeruli); interstitial edema is typically followed by interstitial infiltration of lymphocytes, plasma cells, eosinophils, and a small number of polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
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glomerulonephritis

[glə¦mər·yə·lō·nə¦frīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the kidney, primarily involving the glomeruli.
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Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis was found in 22 cases (22%) followed by membranous nephropathy in 17 cases (17%), IgA nephropathy and mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis in 10 cases (10%) each.
66% n=8), followed by mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis (23.
Mesangioproliferative glomerulonephritis of light to moderate severity was observed in apparently normal pigtailed macaques (Macaca nemestrina), and the tubular nephrosis was the lesion most frequently found (Boyce et al.