The Case ∣ Glomerulonephritis and altered mental status

Ram, R.; Swarnalatha, G.; Prasad, N.; Dakshinamurty, K. V.
December 2007
Kidney International;Dec2007, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p1413
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of 7-year-old boy with abrupt onset of facial puffiness and swelling feet. He also complained of oliguria, smoky urine, headache, confusion, and blurring of vision. Five days prior to hospitalization, he was noted to have sore throat and fever. His urine revealed plenty of dysmorphic red blood cells and a red blood cell cast.


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