poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis


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poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis

Post-infectious glomerulonephritis, poststreptococcal GN, proliferative glomerulonephritis Nephrology A now uncommon form of glomerulonephritis, caused infection of remote sites–eg, the skin or pharynx, with a group A hemolytic streptococcus Risk factors Recent Hx sore throat, strep throat, streptococcal skin infections–eg, impetigo, other streptococcal infections