Post-infectious glomerulonephritis

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In children, post-infectious glomerulonephritis is usually caused by inflammation that follows an infection. Learn more about diagnosis and treatment.

Key points

  • Post-infectious glomerulonephritis is inflammation of the kidneys caused by the body’s response to an infection.
  • It usually gets better on its own and causes no long-term kidney damage.
Last updated: February 18th 2016