glomerulonephritis

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nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney

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New streptococcal serotypes causing pyoderma and acute glomerulonephritis types 59, 60, and 61.
The assay also helps diagnostic labs increase testing sensitivity to streptococcal-based infections, including patients with acute rheumatic fever, acute glomerulonephritis, Sydenham's chorea, scarlet fever, pharyngitis, and other group A illnesses.
Crescentic glomerulonephritis is a descriptive term for a type of acute glomerulonephritis (GN).
The most serious of these are acute glomerulonephritis and acute rheumatic fever--the former leading to chronic kidney disease and the latter to chronic heart disease.
Diuril[R] has also been found useful in treating edema due to various forms of renal dysfunction such as nephritic syndrome, acute glomerulonephritis, and chronic renal failure.
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