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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Yabe et al., "Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in a patient with acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis caused by impetigo," Internal Medicine, vol.
Metcoff, "Clinico-pathologic correlations in acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. A correlation between renal functions, morphologic damage and clinical course of 46 children with acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis," Medicine, vol.
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 78.1%.
Okubo et al., "Prognosis of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) is excellent in children, when adequately diagnosed," Pediatrics International, vol.
Outbreaks of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) are also common (13).

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