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September 1977

Renal Cortical Necrosis Following Streptococcal Infection

Author Affiliations

From the Renal Division, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Rutgers Medical School, Piscataway.

Arch Intern Med. 1977;137(9):1196-1197. doi:10.1001/archinte.1977.03630210070021

Streptococcal infection frequently leads to proliferative glomerulonephritis, and, on rare occasions, to renal cortical necrosis. We report a case in which post-streptococcal proliferative glomerulonephritis and renal cortical necrosis occurred concomitantly.

(Arch Intern Med 137:1196-1197, 1977)