Acute Nephritic Syndrome

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Acute Nephritic Syndrome (postinfectious glomerulonephritis, acute glomerulonephritis) is a medical condition in which glomeruli inflammation that is causing abrupt blood appearance in the urine, with variable protein amounts and casts (red blood cells clumps), occurs. Acute Nephritic Syndrome can be caused by a streptococcal infections including strep throat. In this case, the disorder is known […]


Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Glomerulopathies are medical condition, in which inflammation mostly affects the glomeruli. Glomerulopathies are similar because glomeruli react to few types of injury in the same way. Glomerulopathies are classified in 4 main types: 1. Acute nephritic syndrome begins abruptly and generally resolves soon 2. Rapidly progressive nephritic syndrome begins abruptly and becomes worse quickly 3. […]

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