glomerulonephritis

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Related to glomerular nephritis: nephrotic syndrome, acute glomerulonephritis

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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The most common cause of chronic kidney disease in children is glomerular nephritis, followed by congenital urologic diseases, cystic and hereditary diseases, and secondary glomerular nephritis and vasculitis.
Rapidly progressive glomerular nephritis (RPGN) frequently occurs with Goodpasture syndrome, RPGN is characterized by A.
On April 19, after returning to the United States, he presented to a hospital in Miami with acute renal failure attributed to mild mesangial proliferative glomerular nephritis and was hospitalized.