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Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis: Introduction

Glomerulonephritis: A condition which affects the kidneys and is characterized by inflammatory changes that occur in the glomeruli. See detailed information below for a list of 61 causes of Glomerulonephritis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Glomerulonephritis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Glomerulonephritis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Glomerulonephritis

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Causes of Types of Glomerulonephritis:

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Glomerulonephritis: Symptom Checker

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Glomerulonephritis Treatments

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Glomerulonephritis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Glomerulonephritis

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Glomerulonephritis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Glomerulonephritis

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Glomerulonephritis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Glomerulonephritis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Glomerulonephritis listed in Disease Database:

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Article Excerpts about Glomerulonephritis

Inflammation of the glomeruli . Most often, it is caused by an autoimmune disease , but it can also result from infection. (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

Inflammation of the glomeruli . Most often, it is caused by an ... (Source: excerpt from Kidney Failure Glossary: NIDDK)

Definitions of Glomerulonephritis:

Glomerular disease characterized by an inflammatory reaction, with leukocyte infiltration and cellular proliferation of the glomeruli, or that appears to be the result of immune glomerular injury.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney; characterized by decreased production of urine and by the presence of blood and protein in the urine and by edema
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Glomerular disease characterized by an inflammatory reaction, with leukocyte infiltration and cellular proliferation of the glomeruli, or that appears to be the result of immune glomerular injury.
- (Source - CRISP)

Glomerulonephritis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Glomerulonephritis, or a subtype of Glomerulonephritis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)

Detailed list of causes of Glomerulonephritis

The list below shows some of the causes of Glomerulonephritis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Glomerulonephritis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Glomerulonephritis. Of the 61 causes of Glomerulonephritis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 54 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Glomerulonephritis:

The following list of conditions have 'Glomerulonephritis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Glomerulonephritis:

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Causes of Glomerulonephritis Based on Risk Factors

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  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Glomerulonephritis:

    Bright's disease
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Glomerulonephritis:

    Medical Conditions associated with Glomerulonephritis:

    Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Inflammatory symptoms (1736 causes), Infection-related symptoms (1293 causes), Upper abdominal symptoms (2707 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Glomerulonephritis:

    Kidney symptoms (1125 causes), Kidney pain (14 causes), Urinary symptoms (1228 causes), Streptococcal skin infection, Certain blood disorders, Bacterial infection, Certain cancers, Parasitic infection, Viral infection, Strep throat (2 causes)

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