Berger's nephropathy

an abnormality of the kidney in which there is a focal area of inflammation (glomerulonephritis). This causes microscopic amounts of blood in the urine. A quarter of the patients with this condition may develop kidney failure.
J. Berger (20th century), French nephrologist

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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