What is the prognosis of acute proliferative poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) and group A streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis and skin infections?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Acute proliferative PSGN carries a good prognosis, as more than 95% of patients recover spontaneously within 3-4 weeks with no long-term sequelae. With appropriate treatment, pharyngitis and skin infections also have a good prognosis.


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