Glomerulonephritis

Definition of Glomerulonephritis:

Inflammation of glomerulus.  The glomerulus is part of a nephron, which in turn is the basic functional (working) unit of a kidney.  Millions of nephrons acting together filter the blood to produce urine.

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Alport Syndrome

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“...It causes chronic glomerulonephritis with destruction of the glomeruli (the tiny blood vessels within the kidneys that filter the blood) and eventually progresses to end-stage renal disease at an early age...”

Chronic Renal Insufficiency

...the condition
“...Causative diseases include glomerulonephritis of any type (one of the most common causes), polycystic kidney disease, hypertension, Alport syndrome, reflux nephropathy, obstruction, kidney stones, infection, and analgesic...”
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Glomerulonephritis

...the condition
Glomerulonephritis refers to the condition in which the glomeruli (tiny filters in your kidney which help clean the blood) become inflamed and are unable to carry out their filtering functions...”
...our question about Blood in urine (hematuria)
“For some patients, IgAN first appears as an acute glomerulonephritis with macroscopic hematuria (visible blood in the urine)...”

Hemorrhagic Nephritis

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“Acute glomerulonephritis accompanied by hematuria (blood in the urine)...”
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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

...the condition
“...chronic glomerulonephritis or pyelonephritis, polycystic renal disease, collagen disease of the kidney, obstructive uropathy) or pheochromocytoma, Cushing's syndrome, primary aldosteronism, hyperthyroidism,...”

Pharyngitis ("Strep Throat")

...the condition
“...Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis is another possible serious complication that may develop a week or two after recovery from strep throat...”

Sjogren's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Inflammation of the filters themselves, called glomerulonephritis, is less common...”

Urinalysis

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“...Examples include diabetes mellitus, various forms of glomerulonephritis, and chronic urinary tract infections...”
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