Speaking of acute nephritis in children, many parents will not take it seriously, think this is a serious illness, and children with the above is not easy. In fact, children with acute nephritis is one of the common diseases in children over 3 years old, especially tonsillitis or pyogenic infection of the skin, secondary to kidney immune damage, acute nephritis. In summer, an induced factor is easily overlooked by parents: summer is not paid attention to cleaning, children easily because of long purulent sores and skin infections, purulent skin infection may lead to nephritis in children.
Why does throat or skin problems can cause acute nephritis?
The occurrence of acute nephritis is related to the infection of Streptococcus. Of course, the infection of other bacteria, viruses and protozoa can also cause acute nephritis. Tonsillitis is often caused by beta hemolytic streptococci. Hemolytic streptococcus can produce antigen, antibody production by blood antibody after kidney, precipitation in the glomerular basement membrane in the basement membrane, antigen antibody immune responses, and to attract complement which leads to the occurrence of acute nephritis. While impetigo is generally caused by Staphylococcus aureus, will also have a similar antigen, also in a similar way, immune response, antigen antibody and complement in glomerular basement membrane and lead to the occurrence of acute nephritis. The function of the kidneys is to filter and expel wastes from the human body.
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