membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 1
membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 1Nephrology The more common form of MG, characterized by subendothelial deposits of antibodies in the glomerular membrane, primarily under age 50 Clinical Acute nephrotic syndrome, ↓ urine output–↓ GFR; edema–protein loss; HTN–sodium retention, ↑ renin production by kidney Lab WBCs in urine, accumulation of nitrogenous wastes–BUN and creatinine–azotemia due to poor renal function. See Nephrotic syndrome.
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