The formation of anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies results in glomerulonephritis due to damage to the kidney glomerular basement membrane.
This is the name of the disease entity resulting from the formation of anti-glomerular basement membrane antibodies. It is characterized by lung and kidney damage.
A kidney biopsy demonstrating linear IgG deposits along the basement membrane of the kidney glomerulus is diagnostic of Goodpasture’s disease.
Damage to the basement membranes of lung alveoli results in the patient coughing up blood.
Damage to the basement membranes of kidney glomeruli results in the patient peeing blood.
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