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Summary of Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN)

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Summary of Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN) by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Glomerulonephritis.


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    1. Dysregulation of the alternative complement pathway
    2. Overactivation of the classical complement pathway
    3. Monoclonal gammopathy with decreased clearance
    4. Overproduction and decreased clearance of IgA
    5. T-cell cytokine mediated damage of podocytes
    1. All are correct
    2. C3 convertase
    3. Alternative pathway convertase
    4. C3bBb
    5. C3 nephritic factor
    1. Decreased levels of serum C3
    2. Hypogammaglobulinuria
    3. Decreased levels of serum C3bBb
    4. Elevated levels of serum IgA
    5. Hypoalbuminuria
    1. Hematuria
    2. Hypotension
    3. Bleeding diathesis
    4. Fever
    5. Oliguria
    1. Alport syndrome
    2. IgA nephropathy
    3. Minimal change disease
    4. Osteogenesis imperfecta
    5. Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis
    1. Thickening of basement membrane with proliferation of mesangial cells
    2. Linear pattern on immunofluorescence
    3. Proliferation of parietal epithelial cells on light microscopy
    4. Subepithelial deposits on electron microscopy
    5. Damage of visceral epithelial cells on electron microscopy
    1. Type 1 and Type 2 may be differentiated by light microscopy
    2. Less than half of patients present with hypertension
    3. Response to corticosteroids is not established
    4. Majority progress to CRF
    5. Majority of patients present with hematuria

    Author of lecture Summary of Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN)

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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