ROBERT D. LINDEMAN, M.D.; ROBERT L. SCHEER, M.D.; LAWRENCE G. RAISZ, M.D.
The effect of amyloid deposition in the kidneys often provides the first, and sometimes the sole, clinical clue to the presence of this disorder. The technic of needle biopsy of the kidney has helped to clarify the place of amyloidosis in the spectrum of renal disease and is of particular importance in the differential diagnosis of the nephrotic syndrome.1-3 In order to gain a better understanding of the renal involvement in amyloidosis, we have reviewed the 17 cases seen at this center from 1954 to 1960. Fifteen patients showed evidence of renal disease. Eight cases presented findings of particular interest
LINDEMAN RD, SCHEER RL, RAISZ LG. RENAL AMYLOIDOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;54:883–898. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-5-883
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1961;54(5):883-898.
Autoimmune Kidney Disease, Lupus Erythematosus, Nephrology, Rheumatology.
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