(Science: nephrology, pathology) inflammation of the kidney glomerulus (blood filtering portion of the kidney) due to the abnormal deposition of igm antibody in the mesangium layer of the glomerular capillary. A form of glomerulonephritis that appears to be caused by an abnormal immune response. This disorder generally manifests as nephrotic syndrome.
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I wasn't sure where exactly to post this question. I just wanted to know, when a patient is suffering from diabetes and gets nephropathy, it is due to poor filtration in the glomerulus. therefore proteins like microalbumin appear in the urine. however, urea and creatinine are retained ...
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