MCGN

MCGN

Minimal-change glomerulonephritis, see there.
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Two of these patients underwent renal biopsy, which showed hypertensive changes and ESKD in both cases, but no evidence of MCGN.
The unexpected and novel finding was the presence of MCGN in 58.
Known associations with MCGN did not explain the link between methamphetamine use and MCGN.
MCGN is thought to result from chronic antigenaemia with defects in elimination or clearing of foreign antigen.
On renal biopsy, MCGN and hypertension were fairly equally represented (14 and 12 cases, respectively).
MCGN has been associated with intravenous drug use, especially of heroin.
The limitations of this study are that it is purely observational of the presence of hypertension, MCGN and ESRD in patients using methamphetamines.