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.

We do not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any content in this site. Click here for the full disclaimer.