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Membranous nephropathy, idiopathic

Membranous nephropathy, idiopathic: Introduction

Membranous nephropathy, idiopathic: A rare kidney disorder which occurs for no obvious reason and involves thickening and dysfunction of the filtering part of the kidneys. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Membranous nephropathy, idiopathic is available below.

Symptoms of Membranous nephropathy, idiopathic

Treatments for Membranous nephropathy, idiopathic

  • Treatment of idiopathic membranous nephropathy is complex, and is influenced by the severity of the kidney damage, the age of the patient, and any other health problems that the patient might have. Treatments include:
    • Observation for patients with asymptomatic proteinuria
    • Immunosuppressive therapy for progressive disease or symptomatic nephrotic syndrome - Chlorambucil, cyclosporine, tacrolimus, cyclophosphamide
    • Corticosteroids - not effective when used alone, but used in combination with immunosuppressants
    • Diuretics - may be used in situation of volume overload
  • more treatments...»

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