Glomerular Diseases

1.Glomerular Diseases

Include several diseases.

1.1 Glomerulonephritis

Glomerulonephritis is a type of glomerular kidney disease in which the kidneys’ filters become inflamed and scarred, and slowly lose their ability to remove wastes and excess fluid from the blood to make urine.

1.2 Glomerulosclerosis

Glomerulosclerosis is the term used to describe scarring that occurs within the kidneys in the small balls of tiny blood vessels called the glomeruli.

1.3 IgA Nepheropathy

IgA nephropathy is a chronic kidney disease that may progress over a period of 10 to 20 years, and can lead to end-stage renal disease.

1.4 Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome is a condition often characterized by the following: very high levels of protein in the urine, low levels of protein in the blood, swelling, especially around the eyes, feet, and hands, as well as high cholesterol.

4.2 End Stage Renal Diseases

2.Goodpasture Syndrome

Goodpasture syndrome is a rare, autoimmune disease that can affect the lungs and kidneys.

3.Hematuria

Hematuria is the presence of red blood cells (RBCs) in the urine.

4.Kidney Diseases

Include several diseases.

4.1 Analgesic Nephropathy

Analgesic nephropathy is a chronic kidney disease that gradually leads to end-stage renal disease and the need for permanent dialysis or a kidney transplant.

Renal failure refers to temporary or permanent damage to the kidneys that results in loss of normal kidney function.

4.3 Kidney Stones

Kidney stones begin in the kidneys – two large, bean-shaped organs – one located to the left, and the other to the right of the backbone.

4.4 Polycystic Kidney Disease

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts filled with fluid in the kidneys.

5.Renal Vascular Disease

Renal vascular disease is the name given to a variety of complications that affect the arteries and veins of the kidneys.