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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2012) Eculizumab and refractory membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
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.
Discuss the results of a patient-driven database on individuals with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN).
insipidus, immunotactoid glomerulonephritis, renal amyloidosis, systemic lupus erythematous, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, malignancy, vascular disorders, arterionephrosclerosis, HUS/TTP, allergic interstitial nephritis, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, membranous glomerulonephritis, nephritic wasting syndrome, FSGS, IgA nephropathy, glomerulonephritis, Wegener's granulomatosis, cystitis, scleroderma, Goodpasture's disease, nephrotic syndrome, acute tubular necrosis, pyelonephritis, and chronic renal failure.
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).
The nodules seen in membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis are uniformly sized and are seen in most of the lobules of the glomeruli.
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.
Key Words: hepatitis C, extrahepatic manifestations, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, mixed cryoglobulinemia, porphyria cutanea tarda
Occurrence with features of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis and secondary focal, segmental glomerulosclerosis.
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.