Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1989;32(4):525-532.
Published online April 30, 1989.
A Clinical Study of Acute Glomerulonephritis in Children.
Sung Ho Bae, Jin Hong Park, Jong Duck Kim
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Won Kwang University, Iri, Korea
소아 급성 사구체 신염에 관한고찰
배성호, 박진홍, 김종덕
원광대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Received: 15 July 1988   • Accepted: 26 October 1988
A Clinical study has been made on 33 cases of acute glomerulonephritis who were admitted to pediatric department of Won Kwang University Hospital, during 2 year period from Jan. 1985 to Dec. 1986 The results were as follows: 1) Male to female ratio was 1.4:1 and the age incidence was highest among children from 4 -12 years of age group(78.8%). 2) The most common season was autumn and winter(63.7%). 3) Throat culture was positive in 30 cases(80.9%) and the most common cultured bacteria was alpha-homolytic streptococcus in 20 cases(60.6%). 4) The urinalysis on admission was as follows: severe proteinuria(12.1 %), gross hematuria(69. 7%) and pyuria(39.7%). 5) On admission serum C3 was lower than normal range in all the cases and significantly increased after 2 weeks. 6) The on t of hypertension was found on admission day in 12 cases(54.5%), and the duration of hypertension was within 1 day in 8 cases(36.4%). 7) The mean values of u/p sodium and u/p creatinine were higher in hyper-tensive group than that of normotensive group(P: NS). 8) The mean values of FEN a and RFI were higher in hypertensive group than that of normotensive group(P: NS).
Key Words: Acute glomerulonephritis, Hypertension, Renal Indices

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