- an Inflammatory process
- When it involves glomeruli, it leads to
- Hematuria and RBC casts in urine.
- Associated with azotemia, oliguria, hypertension (due to
salt retention), and proteinuria (< 3.5 g/day)
- Massive prOteinuria (> 3.5 g/day, frothy urine),
- Fatty casts, Edema.
- Associated with thromboembolism (hypercoagulable state due
to AT III loss in urine) and risk of infection (loss of