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ALLMedicine™ Membranous Glomerulonephritis Center

Research & Reviews  96 results

Membranous Glomerulonephritis Workup

Apr 22nd, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Laboratory studies in patients with suspected membranous nephropathy are intended to evaluate the status of the kidneys and to search for an underlying cause. Tests include the following: Urine microscopy: Urine sediment is typi...

Membranous Glomerulonephritis

Apr 22nd, 2022 - Practice Essentials Membranous nephropathy (MGN) is the most common cause of nephrotic syndrome in the adult population, but also occurs in children. [1] Approximately 80% of MGN cases are idiopathic; the remainder are secondary (eg, to malignancy...

Membranous Glomerulonephritis Clinical Presentation

Apr 22nd, 2022 - History See the list below: Onset is insidious. Approximately 80% of patients describe edema. Patients may present with nonspecific complaints of anorexia, malaise, and fatigue. Some patients may present with asymptomatic proteinuria. Next: Physic...

Nephrotic Syndrome

Nov 23rd, 2021 - Practice Essentials Nephrotic syndrome is the combination of nephrotic-range proteinuria with a low serum albumin level and edema. Nephrotic-range proteinuria is the loss of 3 grams or more per day of protein into the urine or, on a single spot ur...

Parathyroid Hormone Resistance and Autoantibodies to the PTH1 Receptor.
The New England Journal of Medicine; Mandl A, Burbelo PD et. al.

Nov 18th, 2021 - We describe two cases of acquired parathyroid hormone (PTH) resistance consequent to the development of serum PTH type 1 receptor (PTH1R) autoantibodies, which block PTH binding and signaling. Both cases were associated with other autoimmune manif...

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Urinary Biomarkers of Renal Injury in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Feb 25th, 2020 - Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic and relapsing inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are the two principal types of IBD. The prevalence of IBD has been increasing worldwide . Extr...

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News  4 results

Use of GBCA in MRIs for High-Risk Patients

Apr 8th, 2019 - To the Editor: We read with interest the case report of nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) by Chuang, Kaneshiro, and Betancourt in the June 2018 issue of Federal Practitioner. 1 It was reported that a 61-year-old Hispanic male patient with a histo.

FDA Okays Noninvasive Kidney Test

May 30th, 2014 - The FDA has approved a new noninvasive test to help determine whether patients have primary membranous glomerulonephritis (pMGN). The Euroimmun Anti-PLA2R IFA blood test detects the antibody specific to pMGN, which helps determine whether patients...

FDA Clears Noninvasive Kidney Disease Test for Marketing

May 30th, 2014 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed marketing of the first noninvasive test for determining the cause of membranous glomerulonephritis (MGN). The test (EUROIMMUN Anti-PLA2R IFA, EUROIMMUN US, Inc) will help determine whether the ...

Chronic Hepatitis E: A Review of the Literature

Clinical Manifestation Clinical features of HEV infection range from asymptomatic to acute hepatitis and even to acute or subacute liver failure.[5,29] HEV infection often follows a silent clinical course.[31] In symptomatic cases, jaundice, asthe...

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