ACUTE GLOMERULONEPHRITIS

Condition is characterized by sudden onset of macroscopic haematuria, proteinuria, oliguria, oedema and hypertension. Acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) is active inflammation in the glomeruli. Each kidney is composed of about 1 million microscopic filtering “screens” known as glomeruli that selectively remove uremic waste products. The inflammatory process usually begins with an infection or injury (e.g., burn, […]