membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 2(redirected from mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis type II)
membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 2A 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.
Nephrotic syndrome, nephritic syndrome; often follows upper respiratory tract infection; less often linked to partial lipodystrophy.
Poor; may recur post-transplant.
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membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis type 2Nephrology 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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