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July 1970

Glomerulomegaly in a Patient With Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the Edward Mallinckrodt Department of Pediatrics (Drs. Ingelfinger and Robson) and the Department of Pathology (Dr. Kissane), Washington University School of Medicine, and the Renal Division, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis.

Am J Dis Child. 1970;120(1):69-71. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1970.02100060103017

A 17-year-old boy developed proteinuria nine years after he underwent a Potts-Smith-Gibson procedure as treatment for hypoplastic right ventricle, pulmonary stenosis, and tricuspid atresia. The only abnormality found to account for the proteinuria was glomerulomegaly, a benign lesion previously undescribed in living subjects.