Glomerulonephritis - acute

Alternative names
Acute nephritic syndrome; Acute glomerulonephritis; Nephritis syndrome - acute

Definition
Acute nephritic syndrome is a group of disorders that cause inflammation of the internal kidney structures (specifically, the glomeruli).

see Acute nephritic syndrome in Encyclopedia.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 4, 2012
by Amalia K. Gagarina, M.S., R.D.

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