Medical Definition of IgM nephropathy

1. Inflammation of the kidney glomerulus (blood filtering portion of the kidney) due to the abnormal deposition of IgM antibody in the mesangium layer of the glomerular capillary. A form of glomerulonephritis that appears to be caused by an abnormal immune response. This disorder generally manifests as nephrotic syndrome. Symptoms include swelling, dark urine, weight gain, hypertension, anorexia and bloody urine. Acronym: MPGN (05 Jan 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of IgM Nephropathy

Idun
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Ig
IgA
IgA-specific serine endopeptidase
IgA deficiency
IgA nephropathy
IgAs
IgD
IgE
IgG
IgG deficiency
IgGs
IgM
IgM antibody capture ELISA
IgM nephropathy (current term)
IgMs
IgX
Igbo
Igbos
Igigi
Iglesias
Ignace Jan Paderewski
Ignace Paderewski
Ignatius
Ignatius bean
Ignatius beans
Ignatius of Loyola
Ignorance
Ignorantine

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