Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane nephritis
Anti-Glomerular Basement Membrane Disease
Anti-GBM Disease is a rare but serious autoimmune disease that affects the lungs and kidneys. It occurs when the body’s immune system mistakenly produces antibodies against collagen in the lungs and kidney. Collagen is a protein that helps form connective tissue
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Prevalence of Anti-GBM Disease in the US has never been studied.
Typical Age of onset
Anti-GBM Disease affects people who are between ages 20 and 30 and older than age 60.
Coughing up blood (hemoptysis)
Burning feeling when urinating
Blood in the urine (hematuria)
Protein in the urine (proteinuria)