Which conditions can be classified as a primary glomerular disease?

Updated: Oct 26, 2020
  • Author: Pradeep Arora, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Answer

Primary glomerular diseases include the following:

  • Membranous nephropathy
  • Alport syndrome
  • Immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy
  • Focal and segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)
  • Minimal change disease
  • Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN)
  • Complement-related diseases (eg, atypical hemolytic-uremic syndrome [HUS], dense deposit disease)
  • Rapidly progressive (crescentic) glomerulonephritis

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