Which symptoms suggest poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN)?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Answer

In a patient with acute glomerulonephritis, even in the absence of bacteriologic confirmation of S pyogenes, the presence of skin lesions compatible with streptococcal impetigo is highly suggestive of PSGN.


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