glomerulonephritis

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Related to membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis: focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

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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A renal biopsy demonstrated "proliferative glomerulonephritis" that we are meant to infer was membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis of the type typically associated with cryoglobulinemia and HCV infection.
Because the light microscopic pattern is often similar to that of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, type I, cryoglobulinemic nephropathy must be differentiated from other types of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
Soliris is not approved for treatment of atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS), Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN), Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome (CAPS) or diarrhea-associated HUS (D+HUS).
Of the commonly reported manifestations, cryoglobulinemia, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, and porphyria cutanea tarda remain the best understood manifestations.
These include essential mixed cryoglobulinemia and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
Kim and Factor [3] first reported pulmonary hypertension associated with HIV infection in a hemophiliac with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.