GLOMERULONEPHRITIS Patient Care
In our dedicated GN clinic at the University of Florida, we provide care for patients with a wide range of this complex disease including a variety of immunosuppression medications. We often work with our renal pathologists to increase the diagnostic precision of our approaches and better understand the ongoing process . We also accept referrals from other nephrology practices that seek second opinion about diagnosis or therapy of their patients with GN.
What is Glomerulonephritis?
Glomerulonephritis is a type of kidney disease in which there is inflammation of the filtering part of the kidneys.
Glomerulonephritis, or, GN is inflammation of the filtering part of the most basic unit of the kidney - the nephron. It often presents as blood and protein in the urine. It can also present with actual kidney failure. High blood pressure often accompanies the clinical picture along with other systemic symptoms like skin rash, nerve involvement, sinus/lung issues and intestinal complaints. This is a disease entity that can affect any racial group and at any age.
Call 352.265.4845 to refer a patient.