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ACUTE Post-streptoccocalGLOMERULONEPHRITIS
 
INTRODUCTION
"
ehindeverygooddoctor
!"
sagreatnurse
--
Anonymous
 
 
hatisGlomerulonephritis?
 
Glomerulonephritis is a type of kidney disease that involves
. ,
the glomeruli The Glomeruli are very small important
 
structure in the kidneys that supply blood flow to the small
, .
units in the kidneys that filter urine called the nephrons
,
During glomerulonephritis the glomeruli become inflamed and
.
impair the kidney s ability to filter urine
:
auses
 
Systemic Immune Disease such as systemic lupus erythematosus
(, )
SLE or lupus
:
Other systemic diseases may include
 
Polyarteritis nodosa group
 
 Wegener vasculitis
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Henoch Schonlen purpura
,
In children the most common cause is from streptococcal
.
infection
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