Sultan Redi

Jimma university, Ethiopia

Title: Empyema thoracis complicating glomerulonephritis:a case report


Dr Sultan Redi is a graduated from  jimma university. He is a surgical resident in black lion referral hospital.


Postinfectious glomerulonephritis in children commonly follows group a B hemolytic streptococcal infections. The infection usually occurs in the skin and nephritis follows. Development of nephritis following emyema is rare in children. Here we report a 6 year old female child with empyema thoracis,who developed acute glomerulonephritis as a complication. Its presentation diagnosis and management will be discussed