April 1978

The Nephrotic Syndrome and Renal Vein Thrombosis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Nephrology, McGill University and Montreal Children's Hospital Research Institute, Montreal.

Am J Dis Child. 1978;132(4):367-370. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1978.02120290039005

• In recent years, there has been a shift away from the concept that renal vein thrombosis is a cause of the nephrotic syndrome. A careful analysis of this subject favors the opposite contention that nephrotic syndrome is a cause of renal vein thrombosis when these two conditions occur in the same patient.

(Am J Dis Child 132:367-370, 1978)