Acute haemorrhagic glomerulonephritis

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Acute haemorrhagic glomerulonephritis --> acute glomerulonephritis

(Science: nephrology) a disease of the kidneys that results in inflammation of the glomerulus (the portion of the kidney that filters the blood).

conditions which may cause glomerulonephritis include post-streptococcal disease (strep throat), lupus, syphilis, bacterial endocarditis, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, sepsis, vasculitis, Goodpasture's syndrome, typhoid fever, Henoch-Schonlein purpura, hepatitis or a viral infection (for example mumps, measles, mononucleosis).