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Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis ("MPGN"), also known as mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis,is a type of inflammation of the glomerulonephrons caused by deposits in the kidney glomerular mesangium and basement membrane (GBM) thickening, damaging the glomeruli. It is one of the primary renal causes of Nephrotic Syndrome.
Type II (also called "dense deposit disease" is similar to type I. except that in this case, it is believed to be associated with the alternative complement pathway.
In short your daughter is unfortunately affected by kidney disease, which requires expert management by a nephrologist. Please carefully follow the advise of your nephrologist.
Wishing your daughter speedy recovery.
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hi dr ,my name is ashish i am 19 year old .....i have a kidny problem....also i have kidny biopsy ..the biopsy show that the morphological featurs are of MPGN ... and also i pass protein in urine ......right now what should i do.....i want to know about mpgn.. and whats treatment should be i take
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