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IGA glomerulonephritis

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A chronic form of glomerulonephritis characterized by deposits of predominantly immunoglobulin A in the mesangial area (glomerular mesangium). Deposits of complement C3 and immunoglobulin G are also often found. Clinical features may progress from asymptomatic hematuria to end-stage kidney disease.

Synonyms: Berger Disease, IGA Nephropathy, Glomerulonephritis, IGA, Nephropathy, IGA, Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy, Berger's Disease

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OMIM definition citation

OMIM:616818, OMIM:161950

SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:236407003

gwas trait

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Dani Welter

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