Membranous glomerulonephritis

What is Membranous glomerulonephritis?

Glomerulonephritis characterized by diffuse thickening of glomerular capillary basement membranes, due in part to subepithelial deposits of immunoglobulins separated by spikes of basement membrane material, and clinically by an insidious onset of the nephrotic syndrome and failure of disappearance of proteinuria; the disease is most commonly idiopathic but may be secondary to malignant tumors, drugs, infections, or systemic lupus erythematosus.

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Hi, I am 24 years old and had membranous glomerulonephritis completed treatment with steriod and antihypertensives. Now taking only "Diovan" no...

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I am a 38yr old female and was diagnosed with membranous glomerulonephritis 3 weeks ago and was advised to avoid medication containing asprin and...

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Since you have renal disorder you need to avoid NSAIDS( PAIN KILLERS). You can take only paracetamol tablets for any pain. For...

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