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July 24, 1915

INVOLVEMENT OF THE URINARY TRACT AS A RESULT OF FOCAL INFECTIONS IN CHILDREN

JAMA. 1915;LXV(4):312-314. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02580040022007
Abstract

During the past year and a half we have been observing cases of hematuria which seemed to us to have a distinct clinical history. These have not been numerous, but they have occurred, perhaps, oftener in the last six months than previously, and there seems to us to be a distinct sequence of symptoms, and a clinical history and laboratory findings which might be regarded as distinctly significant. For this reason we present the following cases which typify this condition.

Case 1.  —William M., aged 3½ years, about one week previous to entrance into Mercy Hospital on Jan. 9, 1914, had been taken ill with a severe cold and an acute tonsillitis, with a temperature of 105 F. This temperature had subsided, the child showing no other symptoms until the day before entrance, when the temperature again rose and the urine was shown to be distinctly bloody. This was so

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