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GLOMERULAR DISEASE-NEPHRITIC SYNDROME

Nephrology

GLOMERULAR DISEASE-NEPHRITIC SYNDROME

1. An acute, subacute, or chronic, potentially reversible, inflammatory process.

2. Presents with hematuria, proteinuria (usually < 2 g/day) +/- RBC casts.

3. Disease can be focal and mild (active sediment without hypertension or edema) or diffuse and severe (active sediment with heavy proteinuria, renal failure, hypertension, and edema).


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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