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Glomerulonephritis

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Glomerulonephritis causes acute or chronic damage to the kidney, and in some cases, may lead to kidney failure. This Article will look at the presentation, diagnosis and management of glomerulonephritis.

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Glomerulonephritis is an umbrella term describing a variety of conditions that cause damage to and inflammation of the glomeruli - the filtering units in the kidneys. Glomerulonephritis prevents the glomeruli from properly filtering the blood, causing excess fluid and waste to accumulate in the body. This may eventually result in kidney failure.

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Pauline Mahony
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Really interesting reading and I can correlate it to everyday practice, especially when reading pathology results
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