acute glomerulonephritis


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acute glomerulonephritis

[ə′kyüt glä‚mər·yə‚lō·nə′frīd·əs]
(medicine)
Severe kidney inflammation, usually following infection with group A hemolytic streptococci, particularly type 12.
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We read with interest the recent case report on 'Plasmodium vivax with acute glomerulonephritis in an 8-year old' by Sanghai et al (1), and have the following comments to offer:
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