subacute glomerulonephritis

sub·a·cute glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

undesirable term for glomerulonephritis with proteinuria, hematuria and azotemia persisting for many weeks; renal changes are variable, including those of rapidly progressive and membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis.
Synonym(s): subacute nephritis

subacute nephritis

A term of uncertain clinical utility which lacks prognostic value, as it is not linked to any particular condition; because it does not define a currently recognised pathological entity, it is not used in the working medical parlance.
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