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Long term outcome of glomerulonephritis

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Some types of glomerulonephritis may be long and grumbling, but even when it is a short, single-shot disease, it may leave scars that have lasting effects, predisposing to long term slow loss of glomerular filtration rate.

Markers of worse prognosis

Some of the markers associated with increased risk of this happening are listed here , , but even if there is no active inflammation to control, there are things that can be done about it, that you'll hear about elsewhere.

 
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