DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20203184

Simultaneous presentation of post infectious glomerulonephritis and acute rheumatic fever in an eight year old girl child

Jayasurya Suresh, Nidheesh Chandran R.

Abstract


An 8-year-old female child presented with simultaneous symptoms of post infectious glomerulonephritis and acute rheumatic fever. The child was treated with penicillin V, Aspirin and she responded well to the treatment. However, this co presentation of acute rheumatic fever and post infectious glomerulonephritis in a child is rare and hence authors report the case. This sequela of streptococcal autoimmunity are considered to be pathogenetically distinct.


Keywords


Acute rheumatic fever, Childhood rheumatic fever, Post infectious glomerulonephritis

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