nephropathy

Membranous glomerulonephritis

What is membranous glomerulonephritis? Membranous glomerulonephritis (also called membranous nephropathy or membranous glomerulopathy) is an autoimmune disease that damages the small filtering units of the kidney called the glomeruli. This damage leads to high levels of protein in the urine. What do the kidneys do? The kidneys are paired bean-shaped organs located just below the …
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Diabetic nephropathy (diabetic glomerulosclerosis)

What is¬†diabetic nephropathy? Diabetic nephropathy is a type of kidney disease caused by diabetes. In this condition, damage to the glomerulus (primary filtering unit of the kidney) prevents the kidney from functioning normally. What is the difference between diabetic nephropathy and diabetic glomerulosclerosis? There is no difference between diabetic nephropathy and diabetic glomerulosclerosis. Both terms …
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