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Diseases Associated with Acute Nephritic Syndrome

In this article, we will discuss the Diseases Associated with Acute Nephritic Syndrome. So, let’s get started.

Diseases Associated

A. Primary glomerular diseases

  • Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis
  • Mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis
  • Pauci-immune glomerulonephritis (rapidly progressive crescentic)

B. Secondary to systemic diseases

  • Post-infectious glomerulonephritis- bacterial, e.g. post-streptococcal, SABE, viral, e.g. HBV
  • Systemic collagen vascular diseases- Systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic vasculitis, e.g. PAN, Wegener’s granulomatosis (ANCA small vessel vasculitis)
  • Hematological diseases- Henoch-Schönlein purpura, hemolytic-uremic syndrome, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, cryoglobulinemia, serum sickness
  • Glomerular basement membrane (GBM) diseases- Goodpasture’s syndrome

C. Miscellaneous

  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • DPT vaccination, IgA nephropathy
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