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What is Bright's Disease?

What is Bright's Disease?

  • Bright's Disease: A condition where the parts of the kidneys that are responsible for filtering become inflamed and results in blood and proteins accidentally leaking into the urine. The condition can occur after certain infections and serious kidney dysfunction can result in severe or chronic complications.
  • Bright's Disease: 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

Bright's Disease: Introduction

Types of Bright's Disease:

Broader types of Bright's Disease:

Who gets Bright's Disease?

Gender Ratio for Bright's Disease: male predominance

How serious is Bright's Disease?

Complications of Bright's Disease: see complications of Bright's Disease

What causes Bright's Disease?

Causes of Bright's Disease: see causes of Bright's Disease

What are the symptoms of Bright's Disease?

Symptoms of Bright's Disease: see symptoms of Bright's Disease

Complications of Bright's Disease: see complications of Bright's Disease

Bright's Disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bright's Disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bright's Disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Bright's Disease: Nephrologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Bright's Disease.
Treatments for Bright's Disease: see treatments for Bright's Disease
Research for Bright's Disease: see research for Bright's Disease

Name and Aliases of Bright's Disease

Main name of condition: Bright's Disease

Other names or spellings for Bright's Disease:

acute bacterial nephritis, acute glomerulonephritis, acute nephritis, postinfective glomerulonephritis, poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, PSGN

Glomerulonephritis Source - Diseases Database

Bright's Disease: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Bright's Disease:


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