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Acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis and acute rheumatic fever: occurrence in the same patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2253249     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Group A streptococcus can cause both acute glomerulonephritis and acute rheumatic fever. The occurrence of characteristic acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis and acute rheumatic fever in the same patient is rare. We describe a 10-year-old girl with acute rheumatic fever who presented with the typical clinical and biopsy findings of acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis.
D G Matsell; L A Baldree; T G DiSessa; L S Gaber; F B Stapleton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child nephrology and urology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1012-6694     ISO Abbreviation:  Child Nephrol Urol     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-01-22     Completed Date:  1991-01-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8910177     Medline TA:  Child Nephrol Urol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  112-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, University of Tennessee, Memphis.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Glomerulonephritis / microbiology*,  pathology
Kidney Glomerulus / pathology
Rheumatic Fever / complications*
Streptococcus agalactiae / isolation & purification*

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