glomerulonephritis

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nephritis marked by inflammation of the glomeruli of the kidney

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The basic cause of the development of ARF in children was the generalization of infection in bronchopulmonary diseases with the development of acute pyelonephritis (22.2%) and acute glomerulonephritis (63.49%).
New streptococcal serotypes causing pyoderma and acute glomerulonephritis types 59, 60, and 61.
Detailed study of the answers revealed that in spite of 9 hours spent in the tutorial, there was an amazing lack of basic understanding of renal physiology and pathophysiology of acute glomerulonephritis. PBLs are supposed to promote deeper learning.
Acute glomerulonephritis in these patients may be only associated to hepatitis A virus or to another coincidental infection, including streptococcus, as in the patient in our clinical case, who presented prior coetaneous infection with hypochromic spots on the extremities (pyodermatitis stigma), pneumonia, hepatitis A documented with IgM antibodies for hepatitis A virus.
With respect to non- suppurative complications, the review found a trend for protection against acute glomerulonephritis by antibiotics, but small sample size precluded confirmation of this finding.
The child more than likely has acute glomerulonephritis.
Approximately 94% of the physicians cited prevention of acute rheumatic fever as a reason to treat bacterial pharyngitis, and 54% cited prevention of acute glomerulonephritis. Rapid antigen detection tests were available to 89% of respondents, and throat culture was available to 93%.
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).
Less than 10% of patients present with signs of acute glomerulonephritis, such as edema, hypertension, and hematuria (Galla, 1995).
If the child has a strep throat during a community outbreak of strep throat associated with rheumatic fever or post-streptococcal acute glomerulonephritis (a kidney problems that occurs very infrequently after a strep throat), then repeat testing to ensure a complete recovery is indicated.
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.
Acute glomerulonephritis during late pregnancy: report of a case.
What are the signs and symptoms of acute glomerulonephritis?
Descriptive study done to analyse the histopathology and immunofluorescence pattern of renal biopsies of patients presenting with features of acute glomerulonephritis.
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