Glomerulonephritis (GN)

Introduction¬† Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a term is often used to describe all pathological conditions of the glomerulus; however, strictly speaking it refers to ‚Äúinflammation of the glomerulus‚ÄĚ. ¬†Glomerulonephritis represents a number of conditions where...

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Goodpasture’s syndrome (anti-GBM antibody disease)

  This is a rare, genetic, autoimmune condition characterised by a combination of glomerulonephritis with alveolar hemorrhage in the presence of circulating anti-glomerular basement membrane (GBM) antibodies. ¬†Circulating anti-GBM antibodies bind to basement membranes...

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