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Glomerulonephritis, Membranoproliferative

"Glomerulonephritis, Membranoproliferative" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Chronic glomerulonephritis characterized histologically by proliferation of MESANGIAL CELLS, increase in the MESANGIAL EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX, and a thickening of the glomerular capillary walls. This may appear as a primary disorder or secondary to other diseases including infections and autoimmune disease SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS. Various subtypes are classified by their abnormal ultrastructures and immune deposits. Hypocomplementemia is a characteristic feature of all types of MPGN.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Glomerulonephritis, Membranoproliferative" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Glomerulonephritis, Membranoproliferative" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 26 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.