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November 13, 1915

NEPHRITIS: A NEW SERIES OF CASES WITH A REVIEW OF RECENT LITERATURE

Author Affiliations

SAN FRANCISCO

From the Pathological Laboratory of the Leland Stanford Junior University, School of Medicine.

JAMA. 1915;LXV(20):1719-1725. doi:10.1001/jama.1915.02580200033010
Abstract

RESULT OF AUTHOR'S INVESTIGATION  The material for this investigation has been collected since the reading of my first paper. On the whole the method of investigation and the class of cases covered has been the same, but in this instance the anatomic research has been supplemented by a careful study of the clinical histories.The material comprises eight cases of amyloid disease associated with chronic parenchymatous nephritis, thirty-four cases of general arteriosclerosis with cardiac hypertrophy, in which the kidneys were slightly involved in twelve and moderately diseased in twenty-two cases. In addition there were eight cases of general arteriosclerosis with more extensive renal lesions of the type described in my first paper as arteriosclerotic nephritis. The most interesting group was that of thirty-two cases of glomerulonephritis of which four were acute, eight subacute, seventeen chronic; in addition, belonging to the last group, there were three cases in children which it

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