Acute glomerulonephritis—changing patterns in Singapore children

@article{Yap1990AcuteGP,
  title={Acute glomerulonephritis—changing patterns in Singapore children},
  author={H A C Yap and Kee Seng Chia and Belinda Murugasu and A H Saw and John S. H. Tay and Malati Ikshuvanam and Keng-Wee Tan and Heng-Kok Cheng and Cheng-Lim Tan and C. Y. Lim},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={1990},
  volume={4},
  pages={482-484}
}
This study compared the pattern of acute glomerulonephritis (AGN), a disease known to be influenced by socioeconomic and environmental factors, in children 12 years and under, for the years 1971 and 1985. All children admitted to the four major paediatric departments with haematuria and at least two of the following (oedema, hypertension or oliguria) had an initial diagnosis of AGN. A sample population from one unit from 1980 to 1984 showed that over 70% of these children had evidence of a post… CONTINUE READING
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