An epidemic of acute postinfectious glomerulonephritis in Armenia.

@article{Sarkissian1997AnEO,
  title={An epidemic of acute postinfectious glomerulonephritis in Armenia.},
  author={Ashot Sarkissian and M A Papazian and G Azatian and N Arikiants and Ara Babloyan and Ernst Leumann},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1997},
  volume={77 4},
  pages={342-4}
}
AIM To evaluate the presentation and course of acute postinfectious glomerulonephritis (APGN), which has increased dramatically in Armenia after serious deterioration in the living conditions. STUDY DESIGN Observational study, based on case notes, of a large homogeneous group of patients hospitalised for APGN at one centre over a five year period (1992-6). PATIENTS 474 patients aged < 16 years with a diagnosis of APGN. RESULTS The annual number of patients increased tenfold from 19… CONTINUE READING

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