glomerulonephritis

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Related to proliferative glomerulonephritis: Crescentic 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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Terada, "Mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis, endocapillary proliferative glomerulonephritis, crescentic glomerulonephritis," Journal of Japanese Society of Internal Medicine, vol.
Check, "Hypocomplementemic proliferative glomerulonephritis with C3 nephritic-factor-like activity in multiple myeloma," Nephron, vol.
Several studies have shown that in lupus nephritis, higher creatinine, delay between the onset of nephritis and biopsy, older age, low complement levels, thrombocytopenia, anemia, hematuria, hypertension, and proliferative glomerulonephritis are associated with ESRD.
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.
All of the chlordecone-treated mice had developed significant proliferative glomerulonephritis with fibrosis, the most severe form of glomerulonephritis in lupus.
In the acute diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis, all glomeruli were thoroughly affected in both kidneys.
Renal causes of eosinophilia Etiology Allergic interstitial nephritis Renal carcinoma Transplant rejection Cholesterol embolic disease Vasculitis Renal replacement therapy (peritoneal and hemodialysis) Chronic kidney disease not on renal replacement therapy Diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura Renovascular disease Adapted from Diskin et al.
Histopathology: typical LCV with predominant IgA deposits or proliferative glomerulonephritis with predominant IgA deposits.
The most common renal histologic finding of lupus nephritis was diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis (63.30%).
Mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis combined with splenic infarction has been reported.[sup][4] As splenic artery is a terminal artery without communicating branch, splenic infarction has a tendency to spontaneous healing.
reported a novel form of glomerular injury related to monoclonal IgG deposition and termed the disease "proliferative glomerulonephritis with monoclonal IgG deposits" [4].
Glomerular changes included focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (one patient), membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis and focal proliferative glomerulonephritis (two patients each).

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