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.

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