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Definition

A form of IgA nephropathy, a common primary glomerulonephritis characterized by glomerular sclerosis, interstitial fibrosis, and mesangial glomerular deposits of immunoglobulin A and immunoglobulin G visible on renal biopsies. IgA nephropathy is associated with renal insufficiency that can progress to end-stage renal disease. Proteinuria and hematuria are characteristic clinical presentations.

Acronym

IGAN3

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