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Glomerulonephritis, IGA MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Glomerulonephritis, IGA
Tree Number(s)
C12.777.419.570.363.608
C13.351.968.419.570.363.608
C20.111.525
Unique ID
D005922
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005922
Annotation
do not confuse entry term BERGER'S DISEASE with BUERGER'S DISEASE see THROMBOANGIITIS OBLITERANS
Scope Note
A chronic form of glomerulonephritis characterized by deposits of predominantly IMMUNOGLOBULIN A in the mesangial area (GLOMERULAR MESANGIUM). Deposits of COMPLEMENT C3 and IMMUNOGLOBULIN G are also often found. Clinical features may progress from asymptomatic HEMATURIA to END-STAGE KIDNEY DISEASE.
Entry Term(s)
Berger Disease
Berger's Disease
IGA Glomerulonephritis
IGA Nephropathy
Iga Nephropathy 1
Immunoglobulin A Nephropathy
Nephritis, IGA Type
Nephropathy, IGA
Previous Indexing
Glomerulonephritis/immunology (1966-1984)
IGA/immunology (1973-1984)
Public MeSH Note
85
History Note
85
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/04/12
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Glomerulonephritis, IGA Preferred
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