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August 1925

A REVIEW OF UROLOGIC SURGERY

Author Affiliations

LOS ANGELES; ROCHESTER. MINN.; ROANOKE, VA.; TORONTO; ANTWERP, BELGIUM

Arch Surg. 1925;11(2):304-328. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1925.01120140135007
Abstract

NEPHRITIS  Rovsing25 reports 157 cases of nephritis treated surgically by himself and other Danish surgeons over a period of thirteen years. These cases are divided into four groups:1. Interstitial nephritis and perinephritis are associated with paroxysmal attacks of hematuria and pain, and no albuminuria is present in the intervals. Macroscopically, perinephritis fibrosa, with more or less adhesive growth of the membrana propria to the sclerosed fatty capsule, is found. Anatomically, interstitial nephritis is found. These cases are at times associated with a uric acid or oxalate diathesis; they are forerunners of those in Group 2.2. Interstitial and usually granular nephritis and perinephritis with hematuria, pain and constant albuminuria. Often there is contracted kidney and high blood pressure in such cases.3. Cases of diffuse parenchymatous nephritis (tubular nephritis, chronic nephrosis). Two cases of this group were unilateral.4. Glomerulonephritis. As a separate group are listed cases of

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