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Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis complicating acute rheumatic fever.
  1. M. S. Akasheh,
  2. M. al-Lozi,
  3. H. B. Affarah,
  4. F. K. Hajjiri,
  5. S. al-Jitawi
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, King Hussein Medical Centre, Amman-Jordan.


    A case of acute rheumatic fever and glomerulonephritis following streptococcal throat infection is presented. The coincidence of rheumatic fever and post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis is uncommon, but well recognised. This case is of additional interest since the nephritis was crescentic.

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