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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2) Acute nephritic syndrome is a constellation of clinical signs including acute fluid overload, haematuria and hypertension; often with proteinuria and some degree of renal insufficiency.
Acute renal failure likely due to acute nephritic syndrome associated with typhoid fever.
Acute nephritic syndrome (ANS) or acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) consists of the sudden appearance of hematuria, hypertension, oliguria, edemas, and deterioration of the renal function in varying degrees.

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