Which secondary glomerular diseases are associated with active urine sediment?

Updated: Mar 25, 2020
  • Author: Beje Thomas, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Secondary glomerular diseases associated with active urine sediment (proliferative glomerulonephritis, including rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis) include the following:

  • Anti-GBM disease
  • Renal vasculitis - Including disease associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCAs), such as granulomatosis with polyangiitis (formerly known as Wegener granulomatosis)
  • Lupus nephritis [11]
  • Cryoglobulinemia-associated glomerulonephritis
  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Henoch-Schönlein purpura
  • Postinfectious glomerulonephritis

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