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Nephritic syndrome

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Nephritic syndrome (or acute nephritic syndrome) is a syndrome comprising signs of nephritis, which is kidney disease involving inflammation. [1]

39 relations: Acute proliferative glomerulonephritis, Albumin, Anti-inflammatory, Antihypertensive drug, Azotemia, Blood, Blurred vision, Clinical urine tests, Dyslipidemia, Edema, Electrolyte, Glomerular basement membrane, Glomerulonephritis, Glomerulus, Goodpasture syndrome, Hematuria, Hemolytic-uremic syndrome, Henoch–Schönlein purpura, Hypertension, Hypoalbuminemia, IgA nephropathy, Infective endocarditis, Inflammation, Kidney disease, Kidney failure, Lipiduria, Lupus erythematosus, Medical sign, Nephritis, Nephrotic syndrome, Oliguria, Podocyte, Potassium, Protein, Proteinuria, Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis, Red blood cell, Syndrome, Urine.

Acute proliferative glomerulonephritis

Acute proliferative glomerulonephritis is a disorder of the glomeruli (glomerulonephritis), or small blood vessels in the kidneys.

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The albumins (formed from Latin: albumen "(egg) white; dried egg white") are a family of globular proteins, the most common of which are the serum albumins.

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Anti-inflammatory, or antiinflammatory, refers to the property of a substance or treatment that reduces inflammation or swelling.

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Antihypertensive drug

Antihypertensives are a class of drugs that are used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).

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Azotemia (azot, "nitrogen" + -emia, "blood condition") is a medical condition characterized by abnormally high levels of nitrogen-containing compounds (such as urea, creatinine, various body waste compounds, and other nitrogen-rich compounds) in the blood.

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Blood is a body fluid in humans and other animals that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells.

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Blurred vision

Blurred vision is an ocular symptom.

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Clinical urine tests

Clinical urine tests are various tests of urine for diagnostic purposes.

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Dyslipidemia is an abnormal amount of lipids (e.g. triglycerides, cholesterol and/or fat phospholipids) in the blood.

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Edema, also spelled oedema or œdema, is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, located beneath the skin and in the cavities of the body, which can cause severe pain.

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An electrolyte is a substance that produces an electrically conducting solution when dissolved in a polar solvent, such as water.

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Glomerular basement membrane

The glomerular basement membrane (GBM) of the kidney is the basal lamina layer of the glomerulus.

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Glomerulonephritis (GN), also known as glomerular nephritis, is a term used to refer to several kidney diseases (usually affecting both kidneys).

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Glomerulus is a common term used in anatomy to describe globular structures of entwined vessels, fibers, or neurons.

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Goodpasture syndrome

Goodpasture syndrome (GPS) is a rare autoimmune disease in which antibodies attack the basement membrane in lungs and kidneys, leading to bleeding from the lungs and kidney failure.

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Hematuria is the presence of red blood cells in the urine.

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Hemolytic-uremic syndrome

Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) is a disease characterized by a triad of hemolytic anemia (anemia caused by destruction of red blood cells), acute kidney failure (uremia), and a low platelet count (thrombocytopenia).

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Henoch–Schönlein purpura

Henoch–Schönlein purpura (HSP) also known as IgA vasculitis, anaphylactoid purpura, purpura rheumatica, and Schönlein–Henoch purpura, is a disease of the skin, mucous membranes, and sometimes other organs that most commonly affects children.

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Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long-term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is persistently elevated.

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Hypoalbuminemia (or hypoalbuminaemia) is a medical sign in which the level of albumin in the blood is abnormally low.

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IgA nephropathy

IgA nephropathy (IgAN), also known as IgA nephritis, Berger disease (and variations), or synpharyngitic glomerulonephritis, is a disease of the kidney (or nephropathy); specifically it is a form of glomerulonephritis or an inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney.

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Infective endocarditis

Infective endocarditis is an infection of the inner surface of the heart, usually the valves.

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Inflammation (from inflammatio) is part of the complex biological response of body tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants, and is a protective response involving immune cells, blood vessels, and molecular mediators.

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Kidney disease

Kidney disease, or renal disease, also known as nephropathy, is damage to or disease of a kidney.

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Kidney failure

Kidney failure, also known as end-stage kidney disease, is a medical condition in which the kidneys no longer work.

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Lipiduria or lipuria is the presence of lipids in the urine.

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Lupus erythematosus

Lupus erythematosus is a collection of autoimmune diseases in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks healthy tissues.

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Medical sign

A medical sign is an objective indication of some medical fact or characteristic that may be detected by a patient or anyone, especially a physician, before or during a physical examination of a patient.

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Nephritis is inflammation of the kidneys and may involve the glomeruli, tubules, or interstitial tissue surrounding the glomeruli and tubules.

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Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a collection of symptoms due to kidney damage.

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Oliguria or hypouresis (both names from roots meaning "not enough urine") is the low output of urine.

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Podocytes are cells in the Bowman's capsule in the kidneys that wrap around capillaries of the glomerulus.

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Potassium is a chemical element with symbol K (from Neo-Latin kalium) and atomic number 19.

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Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

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Proteinuria is the presence of excess proteins in the urine.

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Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis

Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) is a syndrome of the kidney that is characterized by a rapid loss of renal function, Citing: McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine.

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Red blood cell

Red blood cells-- also known as RBCs, red cells, red blood corpuscles, haematids, erythroid cells or erythrocytes (from Greek erythros for "red" and kytos for "hollow vessel", with -cyte translated as "cell" in modern usage), are the most common type of blood cell and the vertebrate's principal means of delivering oxygen (O2) to the body tissues—via blood flow through the circulatory system.

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A syndrome is a set of medical signs and symptoms that are correlated with each other and, often, with a particular disease or disorder.

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Urine is a liquid by-product of metabolism in humans and in many animals.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nephritic_syndrome

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