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PANCE Prep Pearls: 2nd Ed. (2017) | Physician Assistant (PA) School Study Aid

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Nephritic Syndrome
RBC casts
Increased Nitrogen in blood
Proteinuria < 3.5 grams per day
2 mins
Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis
Nephritic-Nephrotic Syndrome
Type I
Subendothelial Immune Complexes
Hepatitis C Virus
Granular IF
Tram Tracks Caused by Splitting of the GBM
Ingrowth of Mesangium
Type II
Dense Deposit Disease
C3 Nephritic Factor
2 mins
Berger's Disease (IgA Nephropathy)
IgA Nephropathy
Immune Complex Deposit in Mesangium
Increased Synthesis of IgA
Most Common Cause of Nephritic Syndrome
Overlapping Features with Henoch–Schönlein Purpura
Presents with Pharyngitis, URI or Acute Gastroenteritis
1 min
Post Streptococcal Glomerulonephritis
Signs and Symptoms
Cola Colored Urine
Follows Group A Streptococcal pharyngitis or Skin Infection
Immunofluorescence (IF) Granular
Lumpy Bumpy Appearance on Immunofluorescence (IF)
Subepithelial Immune Complex Humps
2 mins
Rapidly Progressive Glomerulonephritis
Crescent Shape
Crescents Consist of Fibrin and C3b
With Macrophages
Goodpasture's Syndrome
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Microscopic Polyangiitis
Poor Prognosis
2 mins

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