membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 2

(redirected from mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type II)

membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 2

A condition that is much less common than MPGN 1, but similar clinically; in type 2, the glomerular membrane is more permeable to protein and blood cells.

Clinical findings
Nephrotic syndrome, nephritic syndrome; often follows upper respiratory tract infection; less often linked to partial lipodystrophy.

Prognosis
Poor; may recur post-transplant.

membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 2

Nephrology A condition that is far less common than MPGN 1, but similar clinically; in type 2, the glomerular membrane is more permeable to protein and blood cells. See Nephrotic syndrome.
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Mycoplasma pneumoniae has been linked to renal diseases such as mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type II, acute glomerulonephritis IgA nephritis, interstitial nephritis, and asymptomatic glomerulonephritis.
Von Bonsdorff M, Ponka A, Tornroth T: Mycoplasmal pneumonia associated with mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type II (dense deposit disease).