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Glomerulonephritis

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Introduction
Glomerulonephritis is the name for a group of conditions that affect parts of the kidneys called glomeruli.
Symptoms of glomerulonephritis
In most cases glomerulonephritis does not causes any obvious symptoms.
Causes of glomerulonephritis
Glomerulonephritis is often caused by problems with the immune system, although it is not always clear why this happens.
Diagnosing glomerulonephritis
As the symptoms of glomerulonephritis are not always obvious, it is often only diagnosed after a routine medical check-up or tests for another condition.
Treating glomerulonephritis
Treatment for glomerulonephritis largely depends on the cause of the condition and the symptoms you have.
Complications of glomerulonephritis
Further problems can sometimes develop as a result of glomerulonephritis.