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Primary Glomerulonephritis

Primary Glomerulonephritis: Introduction

Is a kidney inflammation due to autoimmune causes and not associated with any other disease. Primary glomerulonephritis is one of the main causes of end-stage renal failure in people under 45. Approximately 0.02% of the US population suffer from primary glomerulonephritis. ...more »

Symptoms of Primary Glomerulonephritis

Treatments for Primary Glomerulonephritis

  • Treatment of primary glomerulonephritis is dependant upon whether it is acute or chronic, the severity of renal impairment, as well as the age and comorbidities of the patient. Treatments include:
    • Observation - where ther is asymptomatic proteinuria
    • Corticosteroids and immunosuppressants - may benefit in autoimmune disease
    • Antihypertensives - for management of high blood pressure, both in the acute and chronic phase
    • Fluid restriction - for significant oedema
  • more treatments...»

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