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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The primary diseases of the subjects included acute lymphocytic leukemia (n=2), Henoch- Schonlein purpura (n=1), systemic lupus erythematous (n=1), and acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (n=1).
4) Based on the serological evidence, the proportion of Acute PostStreptococcal Glomerulonephritis (APSGN) in the present study was found out to be 78.
Outbreaks of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) are also common (13).

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