mesangial

mes·an·gi·al

(mes-an'jē-ăl),
Referring to the mesangium.

mesangial

[mesan′jē·əl]
pertaining to the mesangium.

mes·an·gi·al

(mes-an'jē-ăl)
Referring to the mesangium.

mesangial

of the nature of or pertaining to mesangium.

mesangial cell
connective tissue cells of the glomerulus; occur singly or in pairs in a thin matrix.
mesangial sclerosis
increased mesangial matrix.
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The Bowman's space disappeared because of the increase in the number of cells (mainly endothelial but also mesangial and leukocytes) and there was not thickening of the capillary wall.
On April 19, after returning to the United States, he presented to a hospital in Miami with acute renal failure attributed to mild mesangial proliferative glomerular nephritis and was hospitalized.
About FcAR: FcAR (CD89) is the IgA-specific receptor expressed on cells of the myeloid lineage including neutrophils, monocytes, tissue macrophages, eosinophils, as well as on kidney mesangial cells and platelets.
The findings indicated that the glomerular volume had increased, and all glomeruli exhibited moderate-to-severe mesangial cell proliferation, mesangial hyperplasia, segmental mesangiolysis, and a modular formation.
Increase in glomerular size, thickening of the glomerular basement membrane (GBM), mesangial expansion and widening of podocyte foot processes are the characteristics of early diabetic changes7.
Furthermore, ECE treatment suppressed TGF-[beta]-induced [alpha]-smooth muscle actin and matrix metalloproteinase 9 expression in human renal mesangial cells.
To evaluate the glomerular and mesangial areas, photomicrographs of PAS stained sections were taken at a 200x magnification, from nonoverlapping fields.
The glomeruli showed mild increase in mesangial matrix and slight increase in mesangial cellularity.
Glycosylation of the structural or circulating proteins trapped in glomerular structure reduce their degradation, which results in accumulation and expansion of mesangial matrix and glomerular basement membrane.
1] Subsequently, development of diabetic nephropathy mesangial expansion and changes in the matrix of glomerular and tubular basement membranes take place.
Immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IgAN) is a form of primary glumerulonephritis that causes kidney disease in young adults characterized by prominent polymeric IgA deposition within the glomerular mesangium, leading to mesangial proliferation and sclerosis.
Focal tubular epithelial degeneration tubular epithelial coagulative necrosis interstitial inflammation of chronic type comprising lymphocytes and plasma cells and glomerulus mesangial proliferation was observed in a dose dependent manner.