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Mesh term Glomerulonephritis

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Inflammation of the renal glomeruli (KIDNEY GLOMERULUS) that can be classified by the type of glomerular injuries including antibody deposition, complement activation, cellular proliferation, and glomerulosclerosis. These structural and functional abnormalities usually lead to HEMATURIA; PROTEINURIA; HYPERTENSION; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.

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Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease
Glomerulonephritis, IGA
Glomerulonephritis, Membranoproliferative
Glomerulonephritis, Membranous
Glomerulosclerosis, Focal Segmental
Lupus Nephritis

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