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Glomerulonephritis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glomerulonephritis
Tree Number(s)
C12.050.351.968.419.570.363
C12.200.777.419.570.363
C12.950.419.570.363
Unique ID
D005921
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005921
Scope Note
Inflammation of the renal glomeruli (KIDNEY GLOMERULUS) that can be classified by the type of glomerular injuries including antibody deposition, complement activation, cellular proliferation, and glomerulosclerosis. These structural and functional abnormalities usually lead to HEMATURIA; PROTEINURIA; HYPERTENSION; and RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
Entry Term(s)
Bright Disease
Kidney Scarring
See Also
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Public MeSH Note
BRIGHT DISEASE was BRIGHT'S DISEASE see NEPHRITIS 1963-78
Online Note
search BRIGHT DISEASE under NEPHRITIS 1966-78
History Note
BRIGHT DISEASE was BRIGHT'S DISEASE see NEPHRITIS 1963-78
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Glomerulonephritis Preferred
Bright Disease Broader
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