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
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(8) While skin swabs may not be helpful in determining empiric treatment, cultures should be obtained if MRSA is suspected, and serologic tests can help determine poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis or herpes simplex virus (HSV).
Poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis is globally the most common cause of acute nephritis in children [8].
Over thirty years ago, HLA-DRw4 was found to be associated with increased susceptibility to poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis [15].
Okubo et al., "Prognosis of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) is excellent in children, when adequately diagnosed," Pediatrics International, vol.
* the complications of streptococcal infections, acute rheumatic fever and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis
Adamko, "A Pediatric Case of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Secondary to Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis," Case Reports in Critical Care, vol.
acute rheumatic fever or poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis outbreaks
Outbreaks of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) are also common (13).
Nonsuppurative complications included acute rheumatic fever or poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. All patients were identified using International Classification of Diseases--9th revision (ICD-9) diagnostic codes.
There was one case of poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis in period 2.
This study is methodologically sound but does not have sufficient numbers to examine the rate of suppurative (ie, peritonsillar abscess) or nonsuppurative (ie, poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis or rheumatic fever) complications of GABHS.