A Case of Crescentic Glomerulonephritis Associated with Bacterial Endocarditis
세균성 심내막염 환자에서 발생된 반월상 사구체 신염
Lee, JH; Ma, KA; Kim, HS; Shin, KT; Kim, MS; Suh, YJ; Lee, SJ; Kim, SJ; Kim, DH; Shin, JH; Lee, HE
Taehan Sinjang Hakhoe chi, 18(5):820-824, 1999
Taehan Sinjang Hakhoe chi; The Korean journal of nephrology; 대한신장학회지
A 25-year-old male presented with mitral insufficiency, perimembranous type of
ventricular septal defect, pulmonary edema and renal insufficiency. The initial serum
creatinine level was 16.2㎎/㎗. Blood cultures were positive for Streptococcus viridans and appropriate antibiotic therapy was initiated. Renal biopsy revealed diffuse
proliferative glomerulonephritis with crescents involving all of the glomeruli. Even after adequate duration of treatment with antibiotics, surgical therapy, and high dose steroid therapy, renal function did not recover and the patient ended up with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis.
We present a case of crescentic glomerulonephritis associated with bacterial
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