Membranous nephropathy is a common disease, most patients with membranous nephropathy manifested as nephrotic syndrome or asymptomatic proteinuria, some patients may have microscopic hematuria, hypertension, a small number associated with renal insufficiency. A small number of patients with membranous nephropathy in the course of the disease can occur spontaneous relief. So, what are the causes of membranous nephropathy? The following is a detailed description.
The causes of membranous nephropathy in different patients are not the same. Children with membranous nephropathy should be highly suspected and excluded secondary glomerular diseases, especially hepatitis B-associated glomerulonephritis and lupus nephritis. Elderly membranous nephropathy should be alert to the presence of the tumor; 40% of elderly patients with membranous nephropathy have been reported to be caused by malignant tumors, and about 10% of adult patients with malignant tumors have primary nephrotic syndrome; 15% of solid tumors are associated with membranous nephropathy, and 1.5% of patients with membranous nephropathy have malignant tumors.
What are the causes of membranous nephropathy? Through the introduction of the above content, I believe we have a certain understanding. No matter people of what age are possible to suffer from membranous nephropathy, so everyone should do a good job in the prevention of membranous nephropathy, to avoid the occurrence of membranous nephropathy. If you have any other questions, please consult our online doctor or leave us a message, we will reply to you as soon as possible.
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