Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1987;30(1):102-107.
Published online January 31, 1987.
Two Cases of Nephropathy in Association with Acute Rheumatic Fever.
Young Hi Park, Myoung Su Chang, Mi Ja Yoon, Shinna Kim
Department of Pediatrics, Dong-Boo City Hospital, Seoul, Korea
신장 질환을 동반한 류마치스 열 2례
박영희, 장명수, 윤미자, 김신나
서울시립동부병원 소아과
Abstract
Two cases of nephropathy in association with acute rheumatic fever are presented. Both patients had Rheumatic carditis with mitral valvular involvement and positive urinary laboratory findings of significant hematuria and proteinuria. There was no relapse of nephropathy after initial recovery and both patients are getting monthly injection of Benzatine-penicillin as prophylaxis to prevent recurrence of rheumatic fever.
Key Words: Acute rheumatic fever, Nephropathy.




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