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Sultan Redi

Jimma university, Ethiopia

Title: Empyema thoracis complicating glomerulonephritis:a case report

Biography

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

Abstract

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