Post-streptococcal reactive arthritis and glomerulonephritis in an adult

  title={Post-streptococcal reactive arthritis and glomerulonephritis in an adult},
  author={Timothy B Niewold and Ajit Kumar Ghosh},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
We report the case of an adult who developed severe post-streptococcal reactive arthritis (PSRA) and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis (PSGN) after a subclinical streptococcal infection. Antistreptococcal antibody titres, renal biopsy and the clinical course confirmed the diagnosis. Coincidence of PSRA and PSGN is rare in the adult population and the potential for misdiagnosis exists, particularly when prior streptococcal infection is not apparent. The clinical manifestations of… CONTINUE READING


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