Glomerulonephritis

中卓醫務-香港疾病資訊
Disease Information

Disease Information

The main function of kidney is to filter blood impurities, coordinate water and electrolytes, etc., and produce urine. Accumulation of body wastes occurs with other health problems induced once the kidney function is affected by the disease.

Glomerulonephritis

What is glomerulonephritis

The glomerulus is the small filters in kidney responsible for forming urine from wastes in blood and excess water. When the glomerulus suffers from inflammation caused by factors such as bacterial infection, viral infection or immune disease, the above function cannot be performed.

Impact on patients

Hypertension, acute renal failure, chronic kidney disease, nephrotic syndrome, death, etc.

Diagnosis methods

Urine test, blood test, ultrasonography, renal biopsy, etc.

Treatment methods

Medication, peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, kidney transplantation, etc.