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Impetigo can cause acute glomerulonephritis

Impetigo impetigo commonly known as folk, is a highly infectious skin disease. Its main target is children, especially preschool children. The onset of the rainy season in the summer and autumn, when the temperature is high, humidity, bacteria breeding fast, coupled with many children's health habits are not good, it is easy to be infected with impetigo.

Impetigo is mainly in size, such as erythema blisters and abscesses of soybeans or greater in the cheeks, lips around, limbs, buttocks. After breaking with a light yellow exudate or pus outflow often due to itching hand scratching, pathogen is Staphylococcus or Streptococcus or mixed infection, make the skin near continuous new abscess, which can be generalized to the whole body, decreased appetite, fatigue, fever etc.. It is worth noting that some can cause lymphadenitis, soft tissue inflammation, can also cause secondary acute nephritis, and often overlooked.

So, pustular sore why can cause acute glomerulonephritis?

The main pathogenic bacteria of impetigo were Staphylococcus aureus or hemolytic streptococcus. Acute nephritis has a close relationship with a kind of allergic reaction after hemolytic streptococcus infection. After the human body infected with Streptococcus mutans, a certain substance of streptococcus bacteria can be an antigen to stimulate the body's immune system to produce antibodies, and the two are combined into antigen antibody complexes. This complex can precipitate in the vascular wall and basement membrane of glomerulus, which can cause the accumulation of polymorphonuclear cells and the release of enzymes and inflammatory substances. This damage is manifested as the proliferation and swelling of the glomerular capillaries and interstitial cells, blocking the capillary lumen, and reducing the glomerular filtration rate. Severe ischemic necrosis and thrombosis. Renal tubular cells can also undergo degeneration due to ischemia. A series of clinical symptoms.

Therefore, in the process of treatment of impetigo, doctors should not only give children with blood, but also often urine, many parents do not understand. Especially the facial edema, high blood pressure in children, the doctor is to emphasize the importance of the urine. Some parents think that the reason is not that make an unnecessary move, the common sense. You know, it is generally difficult to detect secondary acute nephritis in impetigo. If the protein found in the urine, the urine of the patients, combined with other clinical manifestations will soon diagnosis and timely treatment.
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