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December 14, 1901

COMPLETE RECOVERY FROM DOUBLE NEURO-RETINITIS, CLINICALLY RESEMBLING ALBUMINURIC RETINITIS, IN A CASE OF PROLONGED HEMATURIA WITH SYMPTOMS OF BRIGHT'S DISEASE.

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PHILADELPHIA.
JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(24):1586-1587. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470500014002e
Abstract

The notes of the following somewhat unusual case are deemed of sufficient interest to merit their isolated report.

Mrs. C. H. P., aged 35 years, was referred to me in May, 1899, by her physician, Dr. Hassell, for the examination of her eyes. The following history was obtained: Eight months previously she had suddenly discovered that she was passing bloody urine. This had occurred without any pain or premonition whatever, so that she was naturally much startled, and at once sought medical advice. From that time, however, until the time of my examination, urine had been passed upon but few occasions that it did not contain considerable blood. The exact amount of blood could not be accurately determined, but it was sufficient to make the urine a dark red, and quite thick. For several months the patient had been losing flesh (about 20 pounds altogether), and when I first saw

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