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IgA Nephropathy

What Is IgA Nephropathy? IgA nephropathy, also called Berger’s disease, is a primary renal disease that results when immunoglobulin A (IgA) forms deposits in the glomeruli, where it creates inflammation. IgA nephropathy is characterized by recurrent hematuria (blood in urine), mild proteinuria ...

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IgA Nephropathy: definition

A primary renal disease in which circulating IgA antigliadin antibodies (IgA-AGA) are often found and is characterized by recurrent hematuria (blood in urine), mild proteinuria (protein in urine), and changes to the kidney’s filtering apparatus (glomeruli). Click for full description.

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