CHRISTOPHER C. FORDHAM III, M.D., F.A.C.P.; FRANKLIN H. EPSTEIN, M.D.; WILLIAM D. HUFFINES, M.D.; JOHN T. HARRINGTON, M.D.
This paper reports on three patients who presented clinical and laboratory evidence suggesting acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis, each of whom was found to have polyarteritic lesions.
R. M.: This 21-year-old Negro man was admitted on April 2, 1963. He had been well until 3 weeks previously when he had a severe sore throat that lasted for 1 week and cleared without treatment. One week before entry he noted swelling and pain about several joints, lasting for 2 or 3 days, and 4 days before admission he experienced lower abdominal pain, anorexia, nausea, and vomiting. The next day
FORDHAM CC, EPSTEIN FH, HUFFINES WD, et al. Polyarteritis and Acute Post-streptococcal Glomerulonephritis. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:89–97. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-1-89
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(1):89-97.
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