Goodpasture's Syndrome - Symptom, Causes, Treatment of Goodpasture's Syndrome
Goodpasture's Syndrome is a
auto immune illness in which the immune system
antibodies which attack one or more of the body's own tissues that
develops in young men, though men and women of any age may be affected.
Goodpasture's syndrome is
marked by bleeding into the lungs and severe,
glomerulo nephritis (soreness of the filtering units of the kidneys).
the first symptom is
haemoptysis (coughing up blood) and asperity in breathing, followed by symptoms of
developing kidney failure such as
urinary output and OEDEMA (assemblage of
fluid in tissues).
Goodpasture's syndrome is a
disease which may be
mortal. Treatment is by cortico steroid drugs and immuno suppresent drugs, and repeated alternate of blood plasma with a
get rid of
harmful antibodies from the cir-culation. If the kidneys are damaged beyond salvage,
blood dialysis (artificial filtering of waste products and water from the blood) or a kidney transplant will be