Berger disease


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fo·cal glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

glomerulonephritis affecting a small proportion of renal glomeruli that commonly presents with hematuria and may be associated with acute upper respiratory infection in young males, not usually due to streptococci; associated with IgA deposits in the glomerular mesangium and may also be associated with systemic disease, as in Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

fo·cal glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

(fō'kăl glō-mer'yū-lō-nĕ-frī'tis)
Glomerulonephritis affecting a small proportion of renal glomeruli that commonly presents with hematuria and may be associated with acute upper respiratory infection in young males, not usually due to streptococci; associated with IgA deposits in the glomerular mesangium and may also be associated with systemic disease, as in Henoch-Schönlein purpura.
Synonym(s): Berger disease, Berger focal glomerulonephritis.

Berger disease

(ber'jer, ber-zha')
[Jean Berger, contemporary Fr. nephrologist]
Immunoglobulin A nephropathy.

Berger,

Jean, 20th century French nephrologist.
Berger disease - Synonym(s): focal glomerulonephritis
Berger focal glomerulonephritis - Synonym(s): focal glomerulonephritis