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Author Odalovic, A. ♦ Katanic, N. ♦ Arsović, A. ♦ Milic, A.
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Content type Text
Publisher Medicinski fakultet Priština, Društvo lekara Kosova i Metohije Srpskog lekarskog društva
File Format PDF
Date Created 2017-07-28
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English ♦ Serbian
Subject Domain (in LCC) R
Subject Keyword Streptococcal infections ♦ Glomerulonephtiris ♦ Medicine
Abstract Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) is a frequent cause of acute nephritis in children. This case study was done with the aim to point out that the infections caused by Group A streptococci, in spite of antibiotic era, are still present in the population. An 8-year old boy was admitted in our hospital with a two-day history of fewer, tonsillopharyngitis. After hospital admission, patient was treated with penicillin during the period of 10 days, antihypertensive medications (captopril, furosemide), including restricted diet of salt. After the treatment, patient became better. On demission it was found proteinuria and microhematuria PSGN is very serious disease, which leaves severe complications if the valid therapy with penicillin is not used in propriety time, during the recommended period of 10 days.
ISSN 03508773
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-01-01
e-ISSN 03508773
Journal Praxis Medica
Volume Number 43
Issue Number 1
Page Count 3
Starting Page 57
Ending Page 59

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