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mem·bra·nopro·lif·er·a·tive glomeru·lonephri·tis

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  1. Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis

    Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, also known as mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis, is a type of glomerulonephritis caused by deposits in the kidney glomerular mesangium and basement membrane thickening, activating complement and damaging the glomeruli. MPGN accounts for approximately 4% of primary renal causes of nephritic syndrome in children and 7% in adults. It should not be confused with membranous glomerulonephritis, a condition in where the basement membrane is thickened, but the mesangium is not.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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