Acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) is acute inflammatory damage to glomerulus, associated with:
Abrupt onset of hematuria with or without RBC casts
Acute renal failure manifested by edema,...
Abrupt onset gross hematuria in 30–40% (coffee- or cola-colored urine)
Generalized edema more common in infants and children
Antibiotics for streptococcal infection:
Penicillin (erythromycin, if penicillin allergic)
Restrict salt and f...
Evidence of infectious cause for GN
Diagnosis is confirmed by biopsy showing characteristic crescent formation within renal glomeruli.
Must obtain thorough history of ongoing or recent infections as possible etiology ...
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580.0 Acute glomerulonephritis with lesion of proliferative glomerulonephritis
580.9 Acute glomerulonephritis with unspecified pathological lesion in kidney
583.2 Nephritis and nephropathy, no...
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