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Descriptor English:   Glomerulonephritis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Glomerulonefritis 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Glomerulonefrite 
Synonyms English:   Bright Disease
Kidney Scarring
Scarring, Kidney  
Tree Number:   C12.777.419.570.363
Definition English:   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. 
See Related English:   Kidney Failure, Chronic
History Note English:   BRIGHT DISEASE was BRIGHT'S DISEASE see NEPHRITIS 1963-78 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   6065 
Unique Identifier:   D005921 

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