nephritic syndrome

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ne·phrit·ic syn·drome

the clinical symptoms of acute glomerulonephritis, particularly hematuria, hypertension, and renal failure.
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nephritic syndrome

Glomerulonephritic syndrome Nephrology An obsolete nonspecific term for a renal lesion characterized by inflammation and necrosis of glomeruli. Cf Nephrosis, Nephrotic syndrome.
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ne·phrit·ic syn·drome

(ne-frit'ik sin'drōm)
The clinical symptoms of acute glomerulonephritis, particularly hematuria, hypertension, and renal failure.
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(3) Since PSGN is the best known PIGN and its most frequent clinical picture is acute nephritic syndrome the terms PSGN, AGN, Acute Nephritic Syndrome are often and incorrectly used interchangeably.
Acute nephritic syndrome (ANS) or acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) consists of the sudden appearance of hematuria, hypertension, oliguria, edemas, and deterioration of the renal function in varying degrees.
Edema, hematuria, oliguria and hypertension are the cardinal features of acute nephritic syndrome. [2] Acute GMN following throat infections occurs after a latent period of 1-2 weeks; whereas it follows skin infections after 3-6 weeks.

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