acute glomerulonephritis

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a·cute glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

glomerulonephritis that frequently occurs as a late complication of pharyngitis or skin infection, due to a nephritogenic strain of β-hemolytic streptococci, characterized by abrupt onset of hematuria, edema of the face, oliguria, and variable azotemia and hypertension; the renal glomeruli usually show cellular proliferation or infiltration by polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
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acute glomerulonephritis

A nonspecific term for acute glomerular inflammation.
 
Clinical findings
Sudden onset of haematuria, proteinuria, and red blood cell casts in the urine, often accompanied by hypertension, oedema, azotemia (decreased glomerular filtration rate) and sodium and water retention.

Aetiology
Streptococcal infection, SLE, syphilis, bacterial endocarditis, membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, sepsis, vasculitis, Goodpasture syndrome, typhoid fever, Henoch-Schönlein purpura, hepatitis, viral infection—e.g., mumps, measles, infectious mononucleosis.
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acute glomerulonephritis

Acute nephritic syndrome Nephrology A nonspecific term for acute glomerular inflammation Etiology Streptococcal infection, SLE, syphilis, bacterial endocarditis, sepsis, vasculitis, Goodpasture syndrome, typhoid fever, Henoch-Schönlein purpura, hepatitis, viral infection–eg, mumps, measles, infectious mononucleosis
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a·cute glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

(ă-kyūt glō-meryū-lō-nef-rītis)
Glomerulonephritis that frequently occurs as a late complication of pharyngitis or skin infection, due to a nephritogenic strain of β-hemolytic streptococci, characterized by abrupt onset of hematuria, edema of the face, oliguria, and variable azotemia and hypertension.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

a·cute glo·mer·u·lo·ne·phri·tis

(ă-kyūt glō-meryū-lō-nef-rītis)
Glomerulonephritis that frequently occurs as a late complication of pharyngitis or skin infection, characterized by abrupt onset of hematuria, edema of the face, oliguria, and variable azotemia and hypertension.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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