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J R Soc Med. 1985 October; 78(10): 842–843.
PMCID: PMC1289950

Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis without proteinuria.


Two cases of histologically proven acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis presenting as congestive cardiac failure with normal blood pressure are reported. Proteinuria was not a finding. These features are discussed.

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